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  סיון 27, 5774 , 25/06/14

Peres Asks Obama: Release Pollard on Humanitarian Grounds

President Shimon Peres met on Wednesday with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House, and asked Obama to release Jonathan Pollard on humanitarian grounds.

Peres, making his final official visit to Washington as Israel’s president, told Obama that all of Israel was united around the request to free Pollard, adding that because of Pollard’s deteriorating health, he should be released for humanitarian reasons.

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