PM thanks Mubarak for help in Shalit negotiations

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 22, 2006 18:32

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert thanked Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday for his help in efforts to secure the releae of Gilad Shailt. Olmert phoned Mubarak and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to wish the leaders a happy Id al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. The prime minister and Abbas agreed that contacts aimed at setting up a meeting between them would continue.


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