US: No plans now to release Pollard

The United States refuted on Wednesday an Army Radio report that Washington had offered to release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in exchange for Israel to free Palestinian prisoners and a Palestinian agreement to extend peace talks.
"There are currently no plans to release Jonathan Pollard," US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
Pollard was convicted "of a very serious crime, was sentenced to life in prison and is serving his sentence," she added.
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