in beginning to resolve the predicament that they brought about upon themselves, and if they respect, as they claim they do, previously signed agreements, they should release now, without any pre-conditions, Gilad Shalit who had been abducted from sovereign Israeli territory against all signed agreements between Israel and the Palestinians. If they refuse to release him now, their words about respecting signed agreements sound hollow! And if they have no respect for signed agreements, no one should be allowed to travel between the Gaza Strip to the West Bank. Any connection between the two regions is also part of the signed agreements, which Israel should not respect if the Palestinians do not adhere to those agreements.
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