Israel and Palestinians agree long-term truce

Gaza Inhabitants

A long-term truce in Gaza has been agreed with Israel,
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas said. The ceasefire
announced by Egypt came into effect at 16:00 GMT with
almost immediate reports of warning sirens going off in
southern Israel.

“ We have responded to the Egyptian proposal for a complete and comprehensive cease-fire, which
starts at 19:00 Cairo time ,” Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated. “There will be a
complete stop in fighting.”

A senior Israeli official confirmed to Reuters that Israel had accepted the Egyptian proposal for a
” for a complete and unlimited-in-time ceasefire” Gaza ceasefire.

“Israel accepted already the Egyptian proposal on July 15. Israel has always supported an
unconditional, open-ended ceasefire,” the anonymous official told the agency.

Celebratory gunfire rang through Gaza shortly after 7pm as thousands flocked to the streets in
celebration.

BBC

One Response to Israel and Palestinians agree long-term truce

  1. Smith says:

    I hope Iran won’t have any way to supply arms to Hamas anymore.

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