Israel is weighing a Palestinian Authority request to release jailed terrorists. A summit between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas was delayed after the sides disagreed on how many prisoners should go free, but Israel’s deputy prime minister, Shimon Peres, said Tuesday that the P.A.’s demand had not been rejected outright.
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