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  3/17/2014, Adar Bet 15, 5774

Minister Katz: Don't Release Barghouti


Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz called on the government to deny any demand to release arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences for his part in murders by terrorists. On Sunday night, it was reported that the release of Barghouti and Ahmed Saadat, held in connection with the terrorist murder of Tourism Minister Rehav'am Ze'evi, would be demanded by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Monday, when he meets United States President Barack Obama in Washington, DC.

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