Gilad Schalit's father Noam Schalit said Sunday he was thankful to his son's supporters in the public, the IDF, and the government, for accompanying the family along their five year campaign to release Gilad from captivity in Gaza.
"We, of course, thank the public that supported us all this way and all the activists who were with us this whole time, accompanying us until the last moment," Noam said.
"We want to thank IDF officials, and the government, who helped comnplete this operation."
Schalit said that he appreciated the hard work of "the government, prime minister, and defense minister."
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