Islamic Emirate government release associate member in prisoner swap with American engineer

Afghanistan-September 20: Islamic Emirate foreign minister honors release of a member after at least 18 years during a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 19, 2022. The US released Bashir Noorzai in a prisoner exchange for Mark Frerichs, an American engineer outside of Afghanistan. Shamriz Sabawoon/Afghan Multimedia Agency

According to released Guantanamo prisoner ‘Bashar Noorzai’ a former Islamic Emirate associate explained, I was prisoned for at least 17 years and 6 months in America, by the help and struggles of the Islamic Emirate reps and Mujaheddins I was released from prison that would never free me from it. If the Islamic Emirate would not struggle to release me, it was impossible to be released from that prison.

The Islamic Emirate acting minister of foreign affairs ‘Amir Khan Muttaqi’ added, An American veteran Mark Frerichs was prisoned in Afghanistan, and after long-term negotiations with the Americans. Today around 10:00 in the morning we swapped an American citizen at Kabul airport and Mr. Haji Bashar was handed over to Afghanistan Islamic Emirate.

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