Israel to ease Gaza blockade after Shalit freed, depending on Hamas action

16.10.2011                      18.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 2

Gaza:

Israel to ease Gaza blockade after Shalit freed, depending on Hamas action

Israel will not seek to arrest or harm the prisoners it is releasing in Shalit exchange deal unless they revert to terrorism, senior Egyptians officials told Al-Hayat newspaper Saturday.

Israel will not seek to arrest or harm the prisoners it is releasing in the Gilad Shalit exchange deal unless they revert to terrorism, senior Egyptians officials told the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper Saturday.
The officials said talks on the deal's details were still being discussed Saturday in Cairo, and that after Shalit returns home, Israel is expected to ease its blockade on the Gaza Strip. But they said any such move by Israel also depends on the conduct of Hamas, which rules the territory….