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Ravil Mingazov

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 60398, tabled on 17 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 17 January 2017 to Question 58526, whether the Government has received a request from the US administration to allow Ravil Mingazov, who is detained in Guantanamo, to be reunited with his family in the UK.

Answered on

25 January 2017

The Government received a request from the US Government to allow the transfer of Ravil Mingazov from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the UK. After careful consideration, the Government declined this request. Mr Mingazov was transferred to the United Arab Emirates on 19 January 2017.