Top diplomats call for extension to 12-hour Gaza truce: French FM

AFP , Saturday 26 Jul 2014

Top diplomats from the US, Europe and the Middle East called Saturday for an extension to the temporary 12-hour truce in force in Gaza.

"We all call on parties to extend the humanitarian ceasefire," France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters after a meeting in Paris with US Secretary of State John Kerry and their counterparts from Britain, Germany, Italy, Qatar and Turkey, as well as an EU representative.

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