Noam Shalit, the father of abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, confirmed to Haaretz yesterday that contacts to secure his son’s release are continuing and that the German negotiator and Israeli negotiator Hagai Hadas are still “working.”
He did not elaborate.
He also said he could not guarantee the reliability of a report in the London-based Arabic-language daily Al Hayat yesterday, which stated the German mediator visited the region two weeks ago and met with officials from Israel, Egypt and Hamas.
Over the weekend, Noam Shalit sent a letter to the head of the Hamas politburo, Khaled Meshal, on the occasion of Palestinian prisoners’ day, which was Saturday. In the letter, Shalit disclosed the latest proposal that the ministerial forum of seven had approved.
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