'Shalit swap will initiate high-level talks'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 10, 2006 10:17

The release of captured IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Shalit in exchange for 1000 Palestinian prisoners will pave the way for high-level talks between Israelis and Palestinians, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit said on Tuesday. In an interview with the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahara'am Gheit said that such meetings would initiate the renewal of the peace process, stressing, "the peace process is not dead."


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