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Israel to free 104 Palestinians in peace talks: PM

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Knesset in Jerusalem on July 22, 2013. Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will free 104 Palestinian prisoners to coincide with the resumption of long-stalled peace talks.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Knesset in Jerusalem on July 22, 2013. Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will free 104 Palestinian prisoners to coincide with the resumption of long-stalled peace talks.  (Pool/AFP/File)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will free 104 Palestinian prisoners to coincide with the resumption of long-stalled peace talks.

"I agreed to free 104 Palestinians in stages, after the start of negotiations and according to progress," he wrote on his official Facebook page.

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