‚Abbas says he’ll ask Netanyahu for prisoner release‘

21.10.2011                      23.Tischrei. 5772                       Simchat Torah


'Abbas says he'll ask Netanyahu for prisoner release'

PA president tells 'TIME' that Olmert promised to release Fatah prisoners after Schalit deal, sources near Olmert reportedly confirm the story.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is looking to cash in on a promise made by former prime minister Ehud Olmert to release Fatah prisoners following any deal that sees Gilad Schalit freed, TIME Magazine reported on Thursday.
Olmert, Abbas told TIME, told him at the time: "I cannot because we have a Shalit deal, but I promise you when we conclude Shalit and everything is okay, I will give you, not the same number, not the same quality, more."…