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Arun Jaitley defends release of terrorists to end Kandahar plane hijack crisis

Arun Jailtey defended Vajpayee government`s releasing the three most wanted terrorists in return for the safety of passengers of the Indian Airlines plane hijacked to Kandahar in 1999.

`Did BJP not compromise with terrorists in 1999?`

Congress leader Digvijay Singh stepped up attack on BJP following the execution of Afzal Guru, saying the opposition party had compromised with terrorists in the Kandahar plane hijack in 1999.