Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Hamas prisoner: Progress made in Shalit talks

(Ynet).A Hamas prisoner claimed Tuesday that progress has been made in negotiations for the release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit over the past few days.

In an interview with Ynet the prisoner, who is considered close to the talks and kept updated on their progress, said the advancement also has to do with the next stages of the deal as well as the names of prisoners to be included in it.

He declined to mention further details, but said the deal was being conducted through a German mediator.