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September 24, 2013 8:58 am

More Israeli Ministers Call on Netanyahu to Halt Releasing of Convicts

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Israelis protest the Cabinet's decision to free 104 prisoners. Photo: Tazpit News Agency, Screenshot.

Ynet – Though the chief of staff deemed it a “tragic coincidence,” right-wing ministers believe the murder of Sergeant Tomer Hazan and the shooting of Staff Sergeant Gal Kobi in Hebron prove the failure of the prisoner release for resumed peace talks equation.

In an unusual joint action, seven ministers addressed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a letter and demanded of him to convene the cabinet for a renewed debate over further releases of Palestinian prisoners.

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