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  3/17/2014, Adar Bet 15, 5774

Abbas to Demand Terrorist Release, Construction Freeze

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas plans to demand that Israel release arch terrorists and freeze construction in Judea and Samaria in return for Abbas agreeing to extend peace talks, the Al-Hayat newspaper reported on Sunday.

According to the report, Abbas plans to make these demands during his meeting with United States President Barack Obama in Washington on Monday.