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      Archive: 4/5/2012
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        4/5/2012, Nisan 13, 5772

      Peres To Meet with MKs on Pollard Freedom Petition


      President Shimon Peres will meet on Sunday with Member of Knesset Uri Ariel (National Union Party) and Member of Knesset Ronit Tirosh (Kadima Party), who are in the forefront of the petition that has so far been signed by 80 Knesset members for the freedom of Jonathan Pollard, who is serving a life sentence for passing classified information from the United States to Israel. The petition calls on Peres to refuse the U.S. Medal of Freedom unless Pollard is released.

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