Monday, July 27, 2015
Obama 'Admin' to restrict Pollard from leaving US territory and go to Israel.
Obama 'Admin' to restrict Pollard from leaving US territory and go to Israel. (INN).
Senior Israeli diplomatic source reveals US to block Pollard from being a 'hero,' prevent him from leaving American territory.
A senior Israeli diplomatic source revealed on Monday that if Jonathan Pollard is released in November as has been reported, he won't be allowed to come to Israel for fear he will receive a hero's welcome.
"The Americans are very worried of a situation in which Pollard will be received as a hero in Israel, and therefore they likely will prevent Pollard from leaving American territory," the source told Yedioth Aharonoth.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Saturday that she won't interfere in the possible release of Pollard, and denied that the move was timed to assuage Israeli concerns over the Iran nuclear deal. Read the full story here.