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Text of Ceasefire Agreement

"Israel shall stop all hostilities in the Gaza Strip land sea and air, including incursions and targeting of individuals."
Hillary Clinton on Egyptian TV Wednesday Night

Hillary Clinton on Egyptian TV Wednesday Night

CAIRO: Israel and Hamas agreed Wednesday to an American-Egyptian-brokered ceasefire accord to end a week of violence in and around the Gaza Strip following days of marathon talks.

Here is the text of the ceasefire agreement which took effect at 1900 GMT:

“Israel shall stop all hostilities in the Gaza Strip land sea and air, including incursions and targeting of individuals.

“All Palestinian factions shall stop all hostilities from the Gaza Strip against Israel, including rocket attacks and all attacks along the border.

“Opening the crossings and facilitating the movement of people and transfer of goods and refraining from restricting residents’ free movements and targeting residents in border areas, and procedures of implementation shall be dealt with after 24 hours from the start of the ceasefire.

“Other matters as may be requested shall be addressed.”

“Implementation mechanism:

“Setting up the zero hour understanding to enter into effect.

“Egypt shall receive assurances from each party that the party commits to what was agreed upon.

“Each party shall commit itself not to perform any acts that would breach this understanding.

“In case of any observations, Egypt, as a sponsor of this understanding, shall be informed to follow up.”

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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13 Responses to “Text of Ceasefire Agreement”

  1. Benjamin Rau says:

    how long was it after making concessions that Ariel Sharon suffered his stroke?…

  2. Dorothy Bergon Wachsstock says:

    What does Hamas have to do other than receive more arms from Iran?

  3. Yudha Lkp Skill Pyk says:

    to kill jewish soldier…

  4. What a joke!! Why would Israel EVER agree to that? It will only enable the Gaza terrorists to re-arm and prepare for their next offensive. They must be laughing their asses off at Israel.

  5. HILARY AND BENYAMIN THE REAL TERORIST…

  6. Liad Bar-el says:

    A couple of hours after the "agreement" went into effect, Hamas fired 20 rockets against Israel. IMO, they already broke the "agreement"; so, now it's null and void.

  7. Anonymous says:

    keep that bitch clinton and her porn-star husband away from any negotiations with ISRAEL. She only represents the interests of herself and the USA and in no way represents or cares about anyone in that area of strife.

  8. patsy and I are happy about the cease fire and can only hoe that this will bring a new era of love and understanding–david gerstein.

  9. Gary Dalin says:

    And if violated, Egypt will punish violator with a great big smirk!

  10. James Eckber says:

    I still pray for the peace and with the hopes as we all can try to do our best to avoid the thundering.

  11. James Eckber says:

    I still pray for the peace and with the hopes as we all can try to do our best to avoid the thundering.

  12. James Eckber says:

    All of fighters in the world need to talk about the only peace as long as possible in order to persevre our only one earth for our sakes.

  13. James Eckber says:

    Our one globle is our one home. Save it seriously as we care and love it. We can do it with our cool heads together.

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