Barack Obama ordered the closure of controversial Guantánamo detention center eight years ago. Now his successor Trump has reversed the decision.
US President Donald Trump has signed a decree to release the controversial Guantánamo detention center in Cuba.
Speaking on the state of the nation, Trump reverses a decision of his predecessor Barack Obama, who wanted to close the camp and had ordered by remission immediately after taking office in January 2009.
According to German Spiegel newspaper, currently there are 41 inmates in the prison.
The prison camp had been built after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 under the then Republican President George W. Bush to hold alleged Islamist terrorists.