04/06/2014 06:32 BST | Updated 04/06/2014 06:59 BST

Bowe Bergdahl, Soldier Held Captive By The Taliban, Shown Being Released In Video

The Taliban has published this video of Bowe Bergdahl, the US Army sergeant they captured in 2009 and held for five years, being released, after a deal was brokered to exchange him for five detainees being held in Guantanamo Bay.

The incredible footage shows the moment Bergdahl is reunited with American forces and also contains an ominous message that implores them in broken English not to return to the country.

The short clip shows a helicopter landing, Americans getting out and taking custody of the 28-year-old and then taking off and leaving, all within the space of a minute.

Bergdahl's release has not been welcomed by everyone, with some accusing him of abandoning his post before his capture.