DONALD Trump is weighing up a plan to send hundreds of captured ISIS fighters to Guantanamo Bay it emerged last night – including two of the British ‘Beatles’.
The US president will decide whether the prisoners – among them, Londoners Alexandar Amon Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh – will end up at the controversial Cuban jail.
PM Theresa May stripped Kotey, 34, and 29-year-old Elsheikh – known as “Ringo” and “George” in the terror gang – the pair of their British citizenship in July.
The government also said it would not seek assurances over the death penalty concerning the two men – paving the way for their potential execution.
They are being held in a Syrian prison along with around 600 other captured fighters by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
In interviews, they have shown little remorse for their murderous actions.
The pair, along with ringleader Mohammed Emwazi and Aine Lesley Davis, are responsible for the slaughter of three Americans and two Brits during IS’s reign in Syria.
They include British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning.
Opponents of the Guantanamo plan say it could turn the fighters into martyrs and that it would be better to try the men in court.
Earlier this month, seven ISIS fighters were repatriated to Macedonia and eight were sent to Lebanon.
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The US officials said they fought for months for the ISIS fighters’ home countries to accept responsibility of them.
Tunisia has said it will take around 150 but it wants to be compensated.
Kazakhstan has also expressed willingness to take on some of the fighters.
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