Following today’s publications regarding the abducted IDF soldiers, the IDF Spokesperson emphasizes that the IDF and the Israeli defense agencies continue to work with every means possible to return the soldiers home quickly.

The IDF and the defense agencies are working with all the factors relevant in aiding the efforts of the state of Israel to return the soldiers home. We do not give details regarding the negotiations, but do to past experience, the importance of keeping the details of negotiations of such delicate issues discreet should be noted.