Abbas: Prisoners to be freed by month's end
Published Wednesday 25/12/2013 23:45
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that in a few days the next batch of veteran prisoners will be released from Israeli prisons.
Abbas said in a speech during Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem on Tuesday that “the rest of our prisoners will be released consecutively until Israeli jails are cleared”
Abbas congratulated Palestinians on the occasion of Christmas and expressed his hopes that Palestinians will achieve unity and independence in the coming year.