US President Barack Obama has said the United States has an ironclad commitment to bring home its prisoners of war.

He was talking to parents of US soldier released by Taliban after being held for five years in Afghanistan. 

President Obama said we are committed to winding down the war in Afghanistan and closing Guantanamo Bay prison for foreign terror suspects.

Meanwhile, a US official said five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo prison in exchange for an American soldier, are being flown to Qatar.

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