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Meeting over closure of Guantanamo
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The White House says President Obama is recommitted to closing Guantanamo Bay Prison despite being blocked by Congress.
On Monday Mr. Obama met with two special envoys from the State Department and the Pentagon.
It was their first meeting since the president appointed them.
The White House says the administration will keep transferring detainees who are cleared to go to other countries.
There are 164 prisoners at Guantanamo.