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Kerry Cancels Cairo Trip, Slams Hamas

Secretary of State blasts Hamas "terrorist organization" as rockets hit Zichron Yaakov
John Kerry

John Kerry
Photo Credit: Yossi Zamir/Flash 90

US Secretary of State John Kerry cancelled a trip to Cairo at the last minute Tuesday, then blamed Hamas for ignoring a ceasefire with Israel by bombarding Israeli cities throughout the day.

Dozens of rockets have battered Israeli cities since the ceasefire was due to begin at 9:00 this morning, striking as far as Zichron Yaakov, some 150 kilometres north of The Strip.

According to a report in The Jerusalem Post, Kerry told reporters in Vienna, “I cannot condemn strongly enough the actions of Hamas in so brazenly firing rockets in multiple numbers in the face of a goodwill effort to offer a ceasefire, in which Egypt and Israel worked together, that the international community strongly supports.

“Hamas is purposely playing politics” by continuing the rocket fire, using innocents as “human shields… against the laws of war… that is why they are a terrorist organization,” Kerry added

The paper said Kerry is prepared to return to the region in order to nurture a ceasefire deal, but at the moment he is scheduled to return to Washington after talks in Vienna with Iranian officials about that country’s nuclear program.

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139 Responses to “Kerry Cancels Cairo Trip, Slams Hamas”

  1. Do not believe , to “Slam” is to stop sending them $

  2. Kerry please stay in america your an idiot to think you are capable of doing anybthing, you have proved you cant

  3. KERRY WEN YOU LEFT ISRAEL IT SMELS LIKE CURRY HERE

  4. Paul W. Howe says:

    Keep on moving to the other side…

  5. Shame Kerry! This time you can’t blame Israel. Now go home throw your toys out of the cot and keep your anti semitism in check!

  6. The Naive one (Kerry) learns Hamas is not the friendly peace loving people he thought they were. He should be mad at himself.

  7. “Purposely playing politics” ? Does he really think Hamas is skilled enough to play with the adults? What naivete and idiocy. Please STOP telling Israel who their enemy is.

  8. more havoc coming to hamas…IDF go

  9. Paul W. Howe says:

    Hams has never keep cease fire agreement frm 2012 but just re-arm & re-position to lauch missiles almost immi, so what do u expect diff now…

  10. like this was gonna work? is america that stupid and naive??

  11. Paul W. Howe says:

    They just manipulative as obama…

  12. Tony Mark says:

    And What is Obama saying?? Just asking,,,, ;)

  13. he is coming to his senses at long last – maybe there is still hope……..

  14. he is coming to his senses at long last – maybe there is still hope……..

  15. he is coming to his senses at long last – maybe there is still hope……..

  16. he is coming to his senses at long last – maybe there is still hope……..

  17. he is coming to his senses at long last – maybe there is still hope……..

  18. he is coming to his senses at long last – maybe there is still hope……..

  19. Aw did Kerry’s little buddies let him down? I’m sure he’ll twist it around and blame the Israelis.

  20. Aw did Kerry’s little buddies let him down? I’m sure he’ll twist it around and blame the Israelis.

  21. Aw did Kerry’s little buddies let him down? I’m sure he’ll twist it around and blame the Israelis.

  22. Aw did Kerry’s little buddies let him down? I’m sure he’ll twist it around and blame the Israelis.

  23. Aw did Kerry’s little buddies let him down? I’m sure he’ll twist it around and blame the Israelis.

  24. Aw did Kerry’s little buddies let him down? I’m sure he’ll twist it around and blame the Israelis.

  25. Ed Kaplan says:

    Poor Kerry he has a lot in common with Hamas and the Palestinians, nobody wants him. Please Israel don’t stop! All Palestinians are responsible for Hamas’s actions and no mercy should be given to any of them. Before any cease fire, Gaza should be a ghost town. End this for ever once and for all. Bomb them, starve them, what ever it takes, this has to end! G-D bless Israel and the IDF.

  26. Ed Kaplan says:

    Poor Kerry he has a lot in common with Hamas and the Palestinians, nobody wants him. Please Israel don’t stop! All Palestinians are responsible for Hamas’s actions and no mercy should be given to any of them. Before any cease fire, Gaza should be a ghost town. End this for ever once and for all. Bomb them, starve them, what ever it takes, this has to end! G-D bless Israel and the IDF.

  27. Ed Kaplan says:

    Poor Kerry he has a lot in common with Hamas and the Palestinians, nobody wants him. Please Israel don’t stop! All Palestinians are responsible for Hamas’s actions and no mercy should be given to any of them. Before any cease fire, Gaza should be a ghost town. End this for ever once and for all. Bomb them, starve them, what ever it takes, this has to end! G-D bless Israel and the IDF.

  28. Ed Kaplan says:

    Poor Kerry he has a lot in common with Hamas and the Palestinians, nobody wants him. Please Israel don’t stop! All Palestinians are responsible for Hamas’s actions and no mercy should be given to any of them. Before any cease fire, Gaza should be a ghost town. End this for ever once and for all. Bomb them, starve them, what ever it takes, this has to end! G-D bless Israel and the IDF.

  29. Ed Kaplan says:

    Poor Kerry he has a lot in common with Hamas and the Palestinians, nobody wants him. Please Israel don’t stop! All Palestinians are responsible for Hamas’s actions and no mercy should be given to any of them. Before any cease fire, Gaza should be a ghost town. End this for ever once and for all. Bomb them, starve them, what ever it takes, this has to end! G-D bless Israel and the IDF.

  30. Ed Kaplan says:

    Poor Kerry he has a lot in common with Hamas and the Palestinians, nobody wants him. Please Israel don’t stop! All Palestinians are responsible for Hamas’s actions and no mercy should be given to any of them. Before any cease fire, Gaza should be a ghost town. End this for ever once and for all. Bomb them, starve them, what ever it takes, this has to end! G-D bless Israel and the IDF.

  31. I would rather he not stay here… Unfortunately I don’t want to curse the rest of the world.

  32. I would rather he not stay here… Unfortunately I don’t want to curse the rest of the world.

  33. I would rather he not stay here… Unfortunately I don’t want to curse the rest of the world.

  34. Zuriel Aliz says:

    Hahaha… Go home puto, and don’t come back!!!
    Persona non grata!!!

  35. Zuriel Aliz says:

    Hahaha… Go home puto, and don’t come back!!!
    Persona non grata!!!

  36. Zuriel Aliz says:

    Hahaha… Go home puto, and don’t come back!!!
    Persona non grata!!!

  37. Zuriel Aliz says:

    Hahaha… Go home puto, and don’t come back!!!
    Persona non grata!!!

  38. Zuriel Aliz says:

    Hahaha… Go home puto, and don’t come back!!!
    Persona non grata!!!

  39. Zuriel Aliz says:

    Hahaha… Go home puto, and don’t come back!!!
    Persona non grata!!!

  40. This is the first time I have ever really respected Kerry- although I voted for him.

  41. This is the first time I have ever really respected Kerry- although I voted for him.

  42. This is the first time I have ever really respected Kerry- although I voted for him.

  43. This is the first time I have ever really respected Kerry- although I voted for him.

  44. This is the first time I have ever really respected Kerry- although I voted for him.

  45. This is the first time I have ever really respected Kerry- although I voted for him.

  46. Lisa Zweigle says:

    Its a ploy! Kerry give Hamas more hush money is more like it!

  47. Lisa Zweigle says:

    Its a ploy! Kerry give Hamas more hush money is more like it!

  48. Lisa Zweigle says:

    Its a ploy! Kerry give Hamas more hush money is more like it!

  49. Lisa Zweigle says:

    Its a ploy! Kerry give Hamas more hush money is more like it!

  50. Lisa Zweigle says:

    Its a ploy! Kerry give Hamas more hush money is more like it!

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