Israel cabinet approves Gilad Shalit prisoner swap

12.10.2011                      14.Tischrei. 5772                       Erew Sukkot

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Israel cabinet approves Gilad Shalit prisoner swap

Deal is approved by a large majority, though three government ministers voted against the proposal.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet voted early Wednesday morning to approve a prisoner swap that will see Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier who has been in Hamas captivity for the last five years, return to Israel.
Twenty-six ministers voted in favor of the deal, and three ministers – Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, National Infrastructure Minister Uzi Landau of Yisrael Beiteinu and Vice Prime Minister Moshe Ya’alon of Likud – voted against the proposal….