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  4/24/2013, Iyar 14, 5773

MK Akunis: No US Pressure to Release PA Terrorists

In response to the urgent demand of MK Orit Struk (Jewish Home) for a Knesset session to determine Israel's position on US demands that Israel make gestures of good will in advance of PA negotiations including terrorist release, Deputy Minister Ophir Akunis made it clear, "There is no such pressure, and even if there were, the government's answer would be a resounding and decisive 'No!'"