Tuesday, July 5th | 6 Tammuz 5782

Subscribe
July 31, 2014 8:33 pm
6

72-Hour Ceasefire for Gaza Conflict Announced

avatar by JNS.org

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Screenshot.

JNS.org A 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire for Hamas and Israel will begin on Friday, officials announced.

“The United Nations representative in Jerusalem, Special Coordinator Robert Serry, has received assurances that all parties have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a joint announcement with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

According to the terms, the cease-fire will begin at 8 a.m. local time in Israel on Friday, and Israeli ground troops will remain in place in Gaza.

Related coverage

July 5, 2022 8:53 am

Israeli PM to Push France on Iran, Warn Hezbollah ‘Playing With Fire’

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Tuesday that he will press French President Emmanuel Macron on the Iranian nuclear...

Additionally, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will go to Cairo for additional talks concerning a longer-term cease-fire.

“Israeli and Palestinian delegations will immediately be going to Cairo for negotiations with the government of Egypt, at the invitation of Egypt, aimed at reaching a durable cease-fire. The parties will be able to raise all issues of concern in these negotiations,” the statement said.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.