MK Arye Eldad (NU/NRP) criticized Sunday's cabinet decision to free 250 Palestinian security prisoners, saying that "the release of Fatah terrorists as a gesture to [Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud] Abbas is a political and moral failure on the part of Olmert, which will definitely raise the price being demanded for [kidnapped IDF soldiers] Schalit, Regev and Goldwasser."
He added that "on the one side, the government is releasing Tanzim and Al-Aksa Martyrs terrorists, and on the other, endangering every night the lives of IDF soldiers who are sent to catch their members in Nablus and Hebron."
"This is a criminal decision," he said.
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