Abbas: Prisoner release insufficient

Thursday, February 03, 2005 | 
The new Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said the release of 900 prisoners is not enough. “What we are interested in is that the first round be a big one and include a lot of prisoners, particularly those who have served long prison terms," Abbas told reporters. Abbas wants all 7,000 terrorists in Israeli jails to walk away scot-free, but Israel says prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands will not be released.

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