Guantanamo detainee transferred to Saudi custody, 1st for Trump administration

President Trump has vowed to keep Guantanamo Bay open.

Al-Darbi agreed to testify against two other Guantanamo detainees as part of his plea deal.

Forty detainees remain at Guantanamo Bay.

A Pentagon statement said the policy pertained to situations where detainees “present a continuing, significant threat to the security of the United States.”

Previously, the last detainees to be transferred out of the facility left during the final hours of the Obama administration.