Egypt talks to Syria to discuss soldiers' release

Egypt's President Mubarak said that his country had made contact with Syria with the objective of convincing Hizbullah to find a solution regarding the release of two kidnapped IDF soldiers, Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser, Israel Radio reported early Saturday morning. In another interview to Ah-ram, the president confirmed that negotiations were taking place concerning Gilad Shalit, emphasizing an exchange for Palestinian prisoners. He added that Israel was waiting for information regarding the soldier's condition.