Report: US to free Pollard for extended Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 26, 2014 08:10

The United State has reportedly agreed to release imprisoned Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard as part of a negotiated compromised to secure the continuation of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, Army Radio reported Wednesday.

According to the report, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will be obligated under the deal to keep his negotiators engaged in the current round of talks and an extended period up to the end of 2014. 

Under the terms, Israel will in exchange allegedly release another 26 Palestinian prisoners, including some 20 Arab-Israelis.


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