Peres to meet with Schalits to congratulate them on swap deal

October 12, 2011 12:13

President Shimon Peres was scheduled to meet with Noam and Aviva Schalit in Jerusalem Wednesday afternoon to congratulate them on the news of a prisoner exchange deal that will see their son Gilad freed from Hamas captivity after five years.

Following the meeting, the president was to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's team tasked with the negotiations that led to the prisoner swap agreement to receive details of the deal.

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