Talks over the release of captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit shouldn't start from scratch, but from where they left off, senior Hamas official Ayman Taha told the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Gilad's father, Noam Schalit, was due to meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the ElysÃ©es Palace in Paris on Tuesday for talks over securing his son's release.
Schalit holds dual French-Israeli citizenship.
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