PLO source: Promise to free jailed Israeli Arabs crucial
Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat says decision 14 years late, as in 1999 Israel agreed to free all the prisoners held from before the signing of the Oslo Accords.
After the cabinet decision to release Palestinian prisoners, the Palestinian delegation to the peace talks will leave for Washington as planned for talks with Israel, which are scheduled to start Monday night.
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