Officials say Schalit release 'exciting, but difficult'

October 18, 2011 07:00


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Government officials said that the release of Schalit was "on the one hand exciting but was also very difficult."

Netanyahu will oversee the swap from Tel Nof together with Defense Minister Ehud Barak. IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz is overseeing the operation from the "Bor", the underground command center in the Kirya Military Headquarters in Tel Aviv.

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