Thanks for your response. We'll have to wait until Friday to see. I noticed (and posted) that a high-ranking PA official refused to attend Abbas' tea party, as he did not wish to legitimize it. I suppose that I am hoping for the same sort of high-mindedness from the Fatah prisoners.
Kerry: Pollard's parole not related to Iran deal (Reuters)
from the article: Fayad: No point in goodwill gestures without negotiations