"The recent numerous visits to Egypt conducted by political and military Hamas leaders, as well as the entrance into the game by the German negotiator, suggest that the Shalit deal is on its way to completion," Mustafa Sawaf wrote.
Sawaf, who is considered a Hamas affiliate, claims a German negotiator has become involved in the proceedings in an Egyptian effort to press Israel into reaching a deal soon.
He also explains that the conflict is no longer over the details of the deal, but over the manner in which it will be carried out, namely whether the Palestinian prisoners will be released by Israel to their homes in the West Bank, to Gaza, or abroad.
But Sawaf says it is too early to tell when the prisoner swap deal will be completed. "The Zionist side has proven it can overturn the agreement at any given moment," he wrote.
The Shalit campaign headquarters stated that the meeting had been scheduled in advance, and that it was related to daily updates and not "developments reported by the media".
Gilad Shalit was kidnapped into the Gaza Strip 1,158 days ago