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  7/6/2014, Tammuz 8, 5774

Ministers Endorse Return of Terrorists to Prison


The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, a bill by Chairman Ze'ev Elkin of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to enable the government to return terrorists who were released in exchange deals if another hostage is taken. Under the bill the terrorists would continue running their sentences.

Members of Knesset from across the political spectrum co-sponsored the bill. Elkin welcomed the fact that the ministers understood that it must be made clear to terror organizations that "abductions put terrorists in jail and don't release them."

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