109 MKs in Letter to Obama

Roni Sofer - YNET - December 16, 2010

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin sent a letter to US President Barack Obama calling for the release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard Thursday. The letter is signed by most of the Knesset's faction chairmen, representing 109 Knesset members. Rivlin noted that Pollard's sentence wasn't proportional: "Israeli citizens feel that he is being discriminated against, when observing the treatment of other spies caught in the US."This clouds the courageous friendship between the two countries" Rivlin wrote.

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