JERUSALEM — Officials involved in the fraught Israeli-Palestinian peace talks said on Tuesday that an agreement was near on extending the negotiations through 2015 in exchange for the release of Jonathan J. Pollard, an American serving a life sentence for spying for Israel. The agreement would also include the release of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, including citizens of Israel, and a partial freeze on construction in West Bank settlements.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Israel agrees to peace talks with Palestinians, if US releases spy
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What exactly is a partial freeze on settlements? How does one partially stop stealing what does not belong to them?