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  3/18/2014, Adar Bet 16, 5774

Bennett: Consider Cancelling Security Prisoner Release


Minister Naftali Bennett, who serves in the diplomatic-security cabinet, made it clear, Tuesday morning, that Israeli Arab security prisoners will not be released at the end of the month, as demanded by Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA). PA Security prisoners are scheduled to be freed under the fourth phase of releases in exchange for the current round of peace talks. Interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio, Bennett called for a cabinet meeting to discuss cancellation of the release.

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