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White House: Pollard Won't be Released

The White House said in a statement Monday that despite the plea by President Shimon Peres to free Jonathan Pollard, who is being treated for an illness he has contracted in a hospital, the U.S. has no intention of releasing him. Prison officials in North Carolina, where Pollard is incarcerated, confirmed that he has been hospitalized in the prison hospital since last Wednesday.

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