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        10/18/2011, Tishrei 20, 5772

      PM Talks to Shalit Family

      Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told relatives of soldier Gilad Shalit, Tuesday morning, "I am happy we have reached this day." He told them the release of 477 terrorists was running according to schedule and he hoped to relay a photograph from Gilad's transfer to Egypt. After meeting with the Shalits, he joined Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Chief of Staff Benny Gantz in the Israel Defense Forces situation room at the base.

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