Saturday, February 14, 2009

Israel Says No Truce without Release of Captured Soldier


"14/02/2009 Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Saturday that the Zionist entity would not agree to any truce with the Hamas Resistance movement without the release of the kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

"The position of the prime minister is that Israel won't reach any arrangement on a truce before the release of Gilad Shalit," Olmert's office said.

"We will not open the crossings without Shalit's release. Anything other statements are irrelevant. This is Israel's clear stance to Egypt," Ehud Olmert's office said.

"Either way, the crossings will not be open without Shalit's release. This is a commitment that the prime minister has made and he intends to act accordingly," read the statement from Olmert's office......"

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