Peres: The nation is united in hoping for Schalit's return

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 15, 2011 11:38

President Shimon Peres expressed his hope that Gilad Schalit will be released at the Negev Conferece in Eilat on Tuesday.

"For the past five years, the entire nation has been united in its hearts in the hope that Gilad Schalit will be here with us, healthy and whole," Peres said.

"Schalit family, we feel like a part of your family. Gilad is a soldier in the IDF, and the entire country will not rest until he comes home," he added.


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