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2 ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees are set to tie the knot with Uruguayan women

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, Omar Abdelahdi Faraj, of Syria, left, and Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi, of Tunisia, look out at the press from their shared home's balcony decorated with Uruguay's flag in Montevideo, Uruguay. The two former Guantanamo Bay detainees who resettled in Uruguay are planning to tie the knot with women from the South American country. Imam Samir Selim said on Thursday, May 28, 2015 that he would officiate the ceremony. (Ines Guimaraens, Diario El Observador via AP, File) URUGUAY OUT - NOT FOR USE ON URUGUAY WEBSITES OR PUBLICATIONS - NO PUBLICAR EN URUGUAY - NO USAR EN PAGINAS WEBS O EN PAPEL EN URUGUAY

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, Omar Abdelahdi Faraj, of Syria, left, and Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi, of Tunisia, look out at the press from their shared home's balcony decorated with Uruguay's flag in Montevideo, Uruguay. The two former Guantanamo Bay detainees who resettled in Uruguay are planning to tie the knot with women from the South American country. Imam Samir Selim said on Thursday, May 28, 2015 that he would officiate the ceremony. (Ines Guimaraens, Diario El Observador via AP, File) URUGUAY OUT - NOT FOR USE ON URUGUAY WEBSITES OR PUBLICATIONS - NO PUBLICAR EN URUGUAY - NO USAR EN PAGINAS WEBS O EN PAPEL EN URUGUAY  (The Associated Press)

Two former Guantanamo Bay detainees are planning to tie the knot with women from their adopted home of Uruguay.

Imam Samir Selim told The Associated Press on Thursday that he would officiate at the ceremony for both men June 6 at the Egyptian Islamic Center in Montevideo.

Selim said Tunisian Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi and Syrian Omar Abdelhadi Faraj were marrying Uruguayan women who have converted to Islam.

The men are part of a group of six former detainees who were resettled in Uruguay in December. By their own admission, they have struggled to adapt.

Four of them, including the husbands-to-be, recently ended a nearly month-long protest in front of the U.S. Embassy to demand that America compensate them for nearly 13 years in Guantanamo.