Nasrallah: Info on captured troops not authorized

July 24, 2006 09:23

Hizbullah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah said on Monday that he had not given anyone authorization to release any information on the condition of the captured IDF soldiers, denying a statement made the previous day by the by Lebanese Foreign Minister Fawzi Salloukh that the troops were in "good physical condition." Nevertheless Nasrallah told the Lebanese newspaper Asafit that he was prepared for the Lebanese government to carry out mediation efforts to bring about a prisoner swap deal with Israel.

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