Netanyahu vows to bring back body of Gaza soldier

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cabinet meeting in Ein Lavan spring located on the outskirts of Jerusalem on June 2, 2016Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Friday to recover the body of soldier Oron Shaul who was killed in Gaza in 2014 following his father’s death. “In the name of all Israel, we share in the family’s pain and assure them we will continue to do everything to bring Oron back so he can be buried according to Jewish ritual,” Netanyahu said. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday he was determined to recover the bodies of two soldiers killed in Gaza, including Shaul, although he was opposed to striking a deal with Hamas which rules the Palestinian territory.

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