Egypt confirms Israel-Hamas truce starts Thursday

Hamas will be committed the date or any date that has been announced by Egypt, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said.

Egypt confirms Israel-Hamas truce starts Thursday
A senior Egyptian official said a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip will start on Thursday morning, the state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported on Tuesday.

Reuters said the remarks confirm a statement by a Palestinian official familiar with the talks that the truce will begin on Thursday at 6 a.m.

Also, Hamas will be committed the date or any date that has been announced by Egypt, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa.

He said Hamas would issue a formal announcement later in the afternoon or early evening.

Agencies
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