PA to demand Barghouti release as part of renewed negotiations with Israel

25.10.2011                      27.Tischrei. 5772

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PA to demand Barghouti release as part of renewed negotiations with Israel

Abbas tells Time Magazine that Olmert promised Israel would release prisoners to PA if deal went through for release of abducted IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

The Palestinian Authority is set to demand that the Quartet pressure Israel to release prisoners in fulfillment of a pledge made by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to PA President Mahmoud Abbas, senior Palestinian sources told Haaretz on Monday.
Among the prisoners The PA wants released are Marwan Barghouti and Ahmad Saadat, both members of the Fatah leadership….