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PLO representative: Shalit worth a lot of prisoners

Abbas Zaki, PA representative to Lebanon:
     "In my opinion, Israel has now become a paper tiger; [it is] weak. I'm telling you, people are wondering why the Palestinians should remain quiet while 200 [prisoners] came out [of Israeli jails] along with Samir Kuntar. Perhaps 50, 60, 200 or 700 could come out [of jail] with [the release of] this Shalit?"

Note: Samir Kuntar is a Lebanese terrorist who murdered four Israelis in 1979, including a four year-old girl. He was imprisoned by Israel and released in a prisoner exchange deal between Israel and Hezbollah in July 2008. He was exchanged for the bodies of Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser, Israeli soldiers kidnapped and killed by Hezbollah in 2006.
Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was kidnapped by Hamas in June 2006.
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