Officials deny report that US preparing to release Pollard

By REUTERS
July 25, 2015 01:22

 
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WASHINGTON - US officials on Friday denied a Wall Street Journal report that the Obama administration was considering early release for Jonathan Pollard, a former US Navy intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel.

The Justice Department said Pollard must serve his full 30-year sentence. It stressed that he has long been eligible for consideration for parole in November but insisted that the administration has no say in how that process unfolds.

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