Clinton: I do not expect Pollard to be released
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Herb Keinon, Khaled Abu Toameh - The Jerusalem Post [Excerpt] - July 17, 2012
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday that she did not expect any change in the situation of jailed Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.
"With respect to Mr. Pollard, he was convicted of spying in 1987. He was sentenced to life in prison, he is serving that sentence, and I do not have any expectations that that is going to change," Clinton said.
Her comments on Pollard came at a press conference following a day of a marathon talks with Israeli officials in Jerusalem. During her visit, Clinton was met by protesters calling for Pollard's release.
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