PA, Saudis, Egypt trying to finalize Shalit deal

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 25, 2006 20:45

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority are attempting to finalize an agreement to secure the release of captured IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Shalit, which would consist of a hudna and freeing Palestinians imprisoned in Israel, Channel 2 reported on Wednesday. Reportedly, a summit has been planned for Damascus, which would involve representatives of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas, in order to reach a deal for the establishment of a PA national unity government and for Shalit's release.


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