Foreign Ministry Officials: Visits to Pollard 'Harmful'

Yediot Achronot - News Headlines Summary - December 15, 1997

Senior Foreign Ministry officials are concerned about what they call "the festival of ministerial visits" to Jonathan Pollard in prison.

A senior Foreign Ministry source told Yediot Achronot that "dealing with Pollard should be done wisely and not in the media limelight. Sending ministers to Pollard could be seen as Israeli pressure on the U.S. Administration and the media visits to his cell are harmful to his best interests.

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