Report: Netanyahu convenes cabinet over Schalit deal

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 11, 2011 19:42

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has convened an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss and possibly approve the details of a deal for the release of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Schalit,  Army Radio reported Tuesday night.

Government officials reportedly met two days ago to hold late night talks outlining a final prisoner-swap deal with Hamas.

Pan-Arab news channel Al Arabiya reported that Israel and Hamas had reached a final deal that would allow for the release of Schalit, who has held captive in Gaza for over five years.


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