69% of Israelis support Schalit deal, survey reveals

15.10.2011                      17.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 1

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69% of Israelis support Schalit deal, survey reveals

According to Channel 10 poll, most Israelis support deal, despite fact that 62% believe releasing Palestinian prisoners will worsen security.

A great majority of the Israeli public supports the deal signed with Hamas, by which kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit will be returned to Israel in exchange for the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners, a Channel 10 survey released on Friday revealed.
The survey carried out by Channel 10 and the Midgam Project found that 69 percent of Israelis support the deal for Schalit, despite the fact that a number of terrorists with blood on their hands stand to be released as part of the transaction. Of those surveyed, 26 percent said that they oppose the deal….