Lithuania Hosted Secret CIA Jails

December 23, 2009

source: Al Jazeera

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ran at least two secret detention facilties in the Baltic nation of Lithuania, a parliamentary inquiry has found.

The sites were set up by Lithuanian intelligence services for the CIA, according to the report published on Tuesday.

But the head of the inquiry said he was not able to confirm whether al-Qaeda suspects had ever been interrogated at either location

The sites existed … and planes landed,” Arvydas Anusauskas, the head of parliament’s national security and defence committee, told reporters.

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