Tuesday, June 24, 2008
"Prime Minister Olmert meets with Egyptian President Mubarak in Sharm el-Sheikh, receives guarantee Cairo won't open Rafah border crossing until kidnapped Israeli soldier released....
Olmert met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the Sharm el-Sheikh resort on Tuesday afternoon, and received the latter's assurance that Cairo was exerting considerable efforts to free the Israeli soldier.
The two leaders met in private at the beachfront Club Royale for an hour before their respective entourages joined them.
A senior member of Olmert's team said Israel had been assured that so long as Shalit was not released, Cairo would not open the Rafah border crossing......."