Netanyahu: We are united in happiness and pain

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 18, 2011 13:25

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said that all of Israel was "united in happiness and pain," upon the release of IDF soldier Gilad Schalit in exchange for 477 Palestinian prisoners. 550 prisoners were due to be released at a later date.

Netanyahu made the comments after having met with Schalit and welcoming him home at the Tel Nof Air Force Base in central Israel.


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