Captives' families meet Portugal parliament head

Families of the captured IDF soldiers met President of the Portuguese Parliament Jaime Gama in Lisbon on Friday. Gama vowed he would urge his government to act decisively to secure the soldiers' release and submit a bill calling for their freedom. Gama also pledged to discuss the issue with European Union Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during their meeting next week Portugal currently holds the presidency of the EU.