Olmert asks Eitan to join team working to secure Schalit's release

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert asked Pensioners Affairs Minister Rafi Eitan to join a special team working to secure the release of captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit. "I want to use the knowledge and experience he gained in the security establishment in recent years," Olmert said at Sunday's cabinet meeting. "We are working via various channels to accelerate Schalit's release."