Prisoner release?

Monday, January 31, 2005 |    

The Israel army chief met with senior officers to discuss the possible release of hundreds of Palestinian security prisoners. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas wants all 7,000 terrorists in Israeli jails to go scot-free, a demand Israel has rejected. Israel says terrorists with Jewish blood on their hands will not be released. But Israeli officials say they will ease criteria for prisoner releases if the Palestinians take concrete steps to curb terrorism.

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