French ambassador: 'We never forgot that Gilad is French'

French Ambassador to Israel Cristophe Bigot called the few moments he met with Gilad Schailt were magical, and expressed the solidarity of the French people with the recently released soldier.
"We never forgot that Gilad is French," Bigot said, adding that he was proud of Gilad's family, which he had come to know over the past five years.
Schalit holds dual Israeli and French citizenship.