Netanyahu: prisoner exchange agreement was "a difficult decision"
Linkedin

Netanyahu: prisoner exchange agreement was "a difficult decision"

Ashdod : Israel | Oct 18, 2011 at 6:33 AM PDT
By
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
10/12/11: White House Press Briefing

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said the agreement with the Palestinian group Hamas for the release of Gilad Shalit was a "difficult decision" that was adopted after lengthy negotiations.Netanyahu called it "very exciting" to see and embrace the soldier on his return and return to his family.But he also acknowledged the pain of relatives of people killed by some of the 1,000 Palestinian prisoners included in the release agreement in exchange for Shalit.

rawaha is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Gilad Shalit, Palestinians freed in captive swap

      Leader Post Online
    A handout picture shows Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit (centre) saluting in front of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) as he arrives by helicopter at the Tel Nof airbase near Tel Aviv on October 18, 2011 following his release following 5...
  • Israeli Court Rejects Bid to Block Shalit Swap

      Epoch Times
    AFP/Getty Images) Israel's top court ruled Monday that Jerusalem can go through with a deal to swap Palestinian detainees for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit dismissing petitions to keep more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in detention. On...
  • Gilad Shalit moved to Egypt as swap begins

      Russia Today
    Hamas and Israel have confirmed that Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who has been held hostage for five years by the Palestinian group Hamas, will be freed in November in exchange for 1,000 Palestinian militants held by Israel. Since Hamas captured...
  • Gilad Shalit exchange for Palestinian prisoners – live

      The Guardian
    Gilad Shalit has just been taken from Gaza into Egyptian custody, according to al-Quds television, which is close to Hamas. Our correspondent in Gaza, Chris McGreal, says Shalit will remain there for a short period before being transferred into...
  • Peres: Shalit's life outweighs price of released Palestinian terrorists

      Haaretz
    Peres' remarks came amid a campaign led by family members of those killed in terror attacks against the Israel-Hamas prisoner exchange, with some bereaved families saying that the price Israel was forced to pay for the freedom of the abducted Israeli...
  • Israeli soldier is free victim?s family struggle

      Taiwan News
    Hamas' leader in the Gaza Strip says the militant group has officially turned over a captive Israeli soldier to Egypt as part of a prisoner swap with Israel. In a text message, Mahmoud Zahar said Tuesday that his group is no longer holding Sgt.

Blogs

 >

More From Allvoices

Related People

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.