Ezra: Israel doing utmost to bring back captives

Environment Minister Gideon Ezra said on Tuesday that Israel was doing its utmost to bring back kidnapped IDF soldiers Cpl. Gilad Schalit, Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev, and that it was better not to publicize the proceedings, Israel Radio reported. Ezra added that Hizbullah had given no information on the kidnapped soldiers, nor any hint as to their well-being, and that such outrageous behavior showed a lack of sensitivity. Education Minister Yuli Tamir has called on the government to negotiate with Syria and Lebanon for information on the soldiers' fate.