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      Archive: 7/26/2013

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        7/26/2013, Av 19, 5773

      PM Seeks Authorization of C'tee on PA Prisoner Releases

      At Sunday's cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will ask for authorization of a ministerial committee to determine Palestinian Authority prisoners to be released as a gesture for resumption of direct talks with the PA.

      If approved, Netanyahu will head the panel, which will also include Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Public Safety Minister Yitzchak Aharonovitch.