14.10.2011 16.Tischrei. 5772 Sukkot 2
Prime Minister calls interim ruler Tantawi and expresses gratitude for 'great and successful effort over the past few months.'
Two days after signing the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap deal, it seems the agreement may also have a positive effect on the strained relations between Israel and Egypt. On Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Egypt's interim ruler, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, and thanked him for his country's assistance in negotiating the deal.
"You have made great and successful efforts over the past few months," Netanyahu said in the phone call. "Your assistance warms the hearts of all Israeli citizens."…