Israel held indirect contacts with Iranian sources on Gilad Shalit, WikiLeaks cable says

19.09.2011                      20.Elul, 5771

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Israel held indirect contacts with Iranian sources on Gilad Shalit, WikiLeaks cable says

According to leaked 2009 cable, U.K. rabbi was asked by Israel to contact Iranian clergyman with contacts to Revolutionary Guard's former commander.

Israel has attempted to indirectly contact Iranian military officials in order to advance a prisoner exchange deal that would secure the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, according to leaked American diplomatic cables.
According to a 2009 WikiLeaks cable from the U.S. embassy in London to the U.S. State Department, Israel attempted to contact a former commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Yahya Rahim Safavi through a mediator – Chabad Rabbi Herschel Gluck, a U.K. citizen known for his contacts with Muslim clergymen, including Iranians….