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September 14, 2006
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Israel indicated a willingness to consider releasing a jailed Lebanese terrorist as part of efforts to retrieve two soldiers held hostage by Hezbollah. After Hezbollah’s chief, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, reiterated Monday that the soldiers abducted July 12 would not be freed unless there was an exchange including the release of Samir Kuntar, Israel’s defense minister, Amir Peretz, indicated this was not out of the question.

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