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Released Taliban captive Bergdahl arrives in the US

US army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed by the Taliban after five years in captivity, has arrived at a Texas military base, where he will begin the next phase of his "reintegration process".

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US: No reason to doubt authenticity of release video

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told NBC News there was "no reason to doubt the authenticity" of the clip purporting to show US soldier Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who has spent five years in Taliban captivity, being handed back into US custody.

The Taliban has released a video purporting to show Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being handed over to American custody. Credit: Taliban

He said: "US officials are currently reviewing the video, but our focus right now is in getting Bergdahl the care he needs."

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