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The German chancellor and the former British prime minister have declared Israel's conditions for a ceasefire in Gaza to the Turkish prime minister.
Originally posted by 04326
reply to post by JanusFIN
don't get me wrong, truce is good. but it just makes me wonder what is going on behind the scenes.
Looking at history, there is always a lull before all hell is let loose. Am i too skeptical in thinking that this could this just be another slight of hand?
[edit on 6/1/09 by 04326]
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana will reportedly lead a peace mission to Egypt and Israel to broker a truce in the war-torn Gaza Strip.
Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg, whose country currently holds the European Union rotating presidency, said on Tuesday that Solana was "on his way to Cairo and Tel Aviv to continue the work" that the EU has started.
Originally posted by jam321
All smoke and mirrors.
Egypt wants Hams destroyed just as much as Israel but can't afford to voice their opinion.
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday Washington backed a proposal by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he supports a proposal by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for an immediate truce between Israel and the Palestinians in Hamas-ruled Gaza.