Haniyeh claims 'significant progress' on Shalit

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 15, 2007 21:00

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister said Monday evening that there had been "significant progress" on a prisoner exchange for kidnapped IDF Cpl. Gilad Shalit, Channel 2 reported. According to Haniyeh, the "Israeli occupiers" had previously rejected negotiation and the idea of a simultaneous prisoner release, but now were willing to accept those conditions. There was no immediate Israeli response.


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