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Déclaration de Catherine Ashton, Haute Représentante de l'UE, sur l'accord intervenu entre Israël et le Hamas sur la libération de Gilad Shalit et de prisonniers palestiniens - Communiqué de presse/Document non produit par l'ONU Français
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Source: European Council
12 October 2011




Statement by the EU High Representative, Catherine Ashton,
on the deal between Israel and Hamas on the release of Gilad
Shalit and Palestinian prisoners


Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Commission Vice-President, made the following statement today:

"I warmly welcome the news that Gilad Shalit will soon be able to return home after five years of captivity putting and end to the long ordeal that he and his family have endured. During my visits to Israel I personally shared my concerns and expressed the support of the EU and of the international community at large to Gilad’s family. I pay tribute to the work of all those who have worked tirelessly to secure his release, and in particular the Egyptian and German negotiators."

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