Kerry Vows to Press On After Israel Rejects Gaza Cease-Fire Proposal -- Voice of America
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry vowed to press on for a truce after Israel rejected a proposal for a cease-fire between Israel's military and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli public television said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet is seeking modifications before any agreement to end hostilities.
Kerry said late Friday that efforts will continue towards an agreement . He proposed a plan that would begin with a week-long cease-fire starting Sunday to stop two weeks of intense fighting that has sent the death toll soaring among Palestinian civilians.
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