Senior Mossad official named new negotiator in Shalit swap talks

18.04.2011                      14.Nisan, 5771

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Senior Mossad official named new negotiator in Shalit swap talks

Netanyahu names David Meidan as new Israeli representative to Shalit prisoner exchange talks with Hamas following the recent resignation of former envoy Hagai Hadas.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday appointed senior Mossad official David Meidan as the new Israeli mediator to negotiate the release of abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, following the recent resignation of former mediator Hagai Hadas.
Hadas, who has been negotiating via a German mediator for a prisoner exchange with the Hamas rulers of the Gaza Strip for two years, denied earlier this week Channel 2 reports that he was resigning out of personal considerations and said he had accepted the post on the basis of a timely contract….