France and Germany are offering Hamas new incentives to free kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit, Channel Two reported on Saturday.
part of the initiative France and Germany are offering Hamas extra
incentives in addition to the release of approximately 1,000 Palestinian
prisoners. These incentives include easing restrictions on Gaza's
border crossings as well as de facto recognition of the Hamas government
in Gaza which would allow for European investment in the territory.
The Israeli government refused to respond to the report.