IDF Chief confirms Gilad Shalit to be returned to Israel Tuesday

14.10.2011                      16.Tischrei. 5772                       Sukkot 2

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IDF Chief confirms Gilad Shalit to be returned to Israel Tuesday

During 40-minute visit, Gantz reports to Shalit family on details of the swap, yet adds that some of them were still not finalized.

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz visited the Shalit family on Wednesday at their home in the Galilee community of Mitzpeh Hila. Present in the home was the immediate family, including GIlad's grandfather, Tzvi Shalit. According to Channel 2, Gantz confirmed that Shalit will be returned next Tuesday.
Gantz was accompanied by the head of the IDF's Personnel Directorate, Maj. Gen. Orna Barbivai and other senior officers. During the 40-minute visit, Gantz reported to the family on the details of the swap. He said that some details were still not finalized, particularly those involving the soldier's transfer from Hamas to the Egyptians at the Rafah crossing….