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Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners

Israeli authorities have freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks.

It is the third of four such planned actions, with the last group expected to be released in April.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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