British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond calls on Hamas to accept humanitarian ceasefire

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 23:10

Cairo: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Thursday called on Hamas to accept a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza as the death toll in the 17-day conflict with Israel topped 740.
Hammond spoke at a press conference in Cairo after meeting Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose government has pushed for a truce in the neighbouring Palestinian enclave.

AFP

First Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 23:10

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