Guantanamo prisoners may be placed in Estonia

  • 2009-08-28
  • TBT Staff in cooperation with MFA Estonia
TALLINN- Estonia is in talks to receive detainees from US Guantanamo Bay detention camp, EestiEkspress reports.

The government plans toreceive Guantanamo prisoners. They would get free room and board during their stay. There is noword yet on where the detainees would be placed.

According to EestiEkspress, the Foreign Ministry and Ministry of Interior are currently inpreparations.

There are some legalissues to solve, regarding treating them as asylum seekers.

US President BarackObama is looking close the detention camp in the beginning of 2010.