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US solider freed from captivity in Afghanistan

Published: 05.31.14, 19:47 / Israel News

WASHINGTON - The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in US custody, President Barack Obama said in a statement on Saturday.

 

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

 

The negotiation between the US and the Taliban was mediated by the government of Qatar.

 

The 28-year-old Bergdahl had been held by the Taliban since June 30, 2009. US officials say he is in good condition and able to walk. (AP)

 

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