Israel agrees Palestinian prisoner release to resume peace talks




 
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Israel agrees Palestinian prisoner release to resume peace talks
 
July 20th, 2013  
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Israel agrees Palestinian prisoner release to resume peace talks
By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has agreed to release Palestinian prisoners in order to resume peace talks, but will not yield to other demands the Palestinians say must be met before they return to the negotiating table. Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Saturday that Israel was prepared to release some "heavyweight" prisoners but could not accept Palestinian demands over the borders of their future state before talks begin. U.S. ...




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