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Fatah MP says that the prisoners had no part in the negotiations for the Shalit prisoner exchange deal

Headline: "'… Marwan Barghouti: The [prisoner] exchange deal was not discussed with the prisoner leadership"
"MP Marwan Barghouti, member of the Fatah Central Committee… said: 'The prisoners were not part of the negotiations process, and throughout the five years [of Shalit's captivity] no initiatives were raised with them concerning a [prisoner] exchange deal.' He emphasized that the prisoners slated for expulsion had not even known about the expulsion decision."