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U.S., U.N. Announce Cease-Fire Agreement Between Israel, Hamas

 
U.S., U.N. Announce Cease-Fire Agreement Between Israel, Hamas
Posted July 31st, 2014 @ 2:40pm by The Associated Press

The United States and United Nations are announcing that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday morning for 72 hours.

In a joint statement, the U.S. and U.N. said they had gotten assurances that all parties to the conflict had agreed to an unconditional cease-fire during which there would be negotiations on a more durable truce.

The statement was released in New Delhi, where Secretary of State John Kerry is now meeting with Indian officials.

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