Egyptian FM: Breakthrough has been made on Shalit

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 21, 2006 09:09

Egypt's foreign minister, Ahmad Abul Gheit, said Thursday morning that a breakthrough had been made in negotiations over the release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. Abul Gheit told the Al-Arabiyya televison channel that hundreds of Palestinian prisoners would be released from Israeli custody under the potential deal, but did not elaborate further.


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