Palestinian factions including Hamas ready for 24-hour truce: PLO

AFP , Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

The Palestinian leadership along with Hamas and Islamic Jihad are willing to observe a 24-hour ceasefire in the  Gaza Strip, a senior PLO official said on Tuesday.

"After consultations between the Palestinian leadership and the leadership of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, we declare our readiness for a humanitarian truce of 24 hours," said Yasser Abed Rabbo, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation.

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