18.06.2011 16.Siwan, 5771 Schlach Lechah
'Hamas armed wing rejects 1,000-prisoner Schalit deal'
German gov't sources say Hamas' political wing approved deal, Izzadin Kassam Brigades vetoed; Merkel, Sarkozy urge progress on Schalit.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday called for the release of captive IDF soldier Gilad Schalit.
Merkel, speaking at a joint appearance with the French president called Schalit's release "a very important matter," ahead of the fifth anniversary of the IDF soldier's kidnapping by Hamas terrorists….