New French ambassador meets Schalits, gives them letter from Sarkozy

New French Ambassador to Israel Christophe Bigot met Noam and Aviva Schalit, the parents of captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit, at their Mitzpe Hila home on Friday and gave them a letter from Nicolas Sarkozy in which the French president pledged to continue working for the captive's release. Before the meeting with Bigot, Noam told reporters that Sarkozy "is keeping to the commitment he took upon himself to remain involved until Gilad is free."