Israel to free Palestinian 'prisoners' on Friday

Israel will free 250 Palestinian prisoners later this week, following through on a pledge to release the men as part of its strategy to bolster Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his power struggle against the Hamas.

Israel to free Palestinian 'prisoners' on Friday
Israel will free 250 Palestinian prisoners later this week, following through on a pledge to release the men as part of its strategy to bolster Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his power struggle against the Hamas, officials said Monday.

Israel announced the release after a meeting between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Abbas.

Both sides described Monday’s talks as positive, noting the two leaders discussed a range of issues during a one-on-one meeting that lasted for an hour.


AP

Güncelleme Tarihi: 16 Temmuz 2007, 19:10
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