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‘Ceasefire unlikely in coming days, but progress made’
Posted By admin On November 19, 2012 @ 6:04 am In World News | Comments Disabled
KHALED ABU TOAMEH. TOVAH LAZAR
Jerusalem Post 
Nov 19, 2012
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is unlikely in the coming days, but negotiators made some progress, PLO official Nabil Shaath told Ma’an News Agency late Sunday night.
Earlier on Sunday, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri announced that efforts to achieve a cease-fire between his movement and Israel had failed.
Some Hamas officials said they did not rule out the possibility that the Egyptians would succeed in reaching a deal to end the violence in the next few hours or days, despite Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri’s talk about the failure of the cease-fire talks.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal met in Cairo with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and discussed with him ways of ending the current round of fighting earlier in the evening.
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