Netanyahu reportedly says new Schalit negotiator to be appointed soon

May 11, 2009 19:21


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During his meeting with Hosni Mubarak in Sharm e-Sheikh on Monday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the Egyptian president that someone would be appointed in the next few days to head negotiations with Egyptian mediators for the release of captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit, Army Radio quoted government sources as saying. Also in Sharm e-Sheikh Monday, Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer met with Egyptian intelligence chief Omar Suleiman, who has been heading the Schalit talks thus far on Cairo's behalf.

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