Peres vows to talk to Obama about freeing Pollard

President Peres met Sunday morning with the wife of convicted US-Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard and promised to petition the Americans to free Pollard on humanitarian grounds during a US visit next week.


Peres said "It is a national responsibility to work to free Pollard, I will speak to the President of the United States on behalf of the people of Israel. I intend to do this during my meetings in Congress and at the White House."


Esther Pollard, thanked the president, and said she was grateful for his efforts and for the meeting.