Tuesday, October 18, 2011

"Shalom Gilad, welcome back to Israel, good to have you back".

Gilad Shalit reunited with his parents, siblings and grandfather in a private room at the Tel Nof base. He was first welcomed at the base by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and IDF chief Benny Gantz.

Greeting Shalit, Netanyahu said: "Shalom, Gilad. Welcome back to Israel. It's so good to have you home."