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  3/16/2014, Adar Bet 14, 5774

Report: Abbas will Seek Release of 2 Arch Terrorists


Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority will offer an extension of the peace talks with Israel in exchange for a building freeze in Judea and Samaria and the release of mor security prisoners when he meets Monday, in Washington, DC with President Barack Obama of the United States, according to a Sunday evening report by Kol Yisrael government radio.

Among other people, the PA seeks the release of arch terrorists Marwan Barghouti and Ahmed Sa'adat. Saadat is being held in connection with the murder of Tourism Minister Rechav'am Ze'ebi in 2001. Barghouti is serving five life sentence for his role in five murders.