UN Security Council urges humanitarian ceasefire

ByREUTERS
July 28, 2014 06:23




15 United Nations Security Council members agreed on a statement supporting an immediate humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Palestinians and Hamas; and will formally adopt it at a midnight meeting.

The Security Council statement "urged all parties to accept and fully implement the humanitarian ceasefire into the Eid period and beyond" and "calls on parties to engage in efforts to achieve a durable and fully respected ceasefire, based on the Egyptian initiative."

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