Hamas leader in Gaza urges militant groups to keep cease-fire with Israel

06.05.2011                      02.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 17 des Omer

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Hamas leader in Gaza urges militant groups to keep cease-fire with Israel

Ismail Haniyeh calls on militants to give incoming Hamas-Fatah unity government a chance by maintaining the cease-fire deal with Israel.

Hamas's leader in Gaza urged militant groups on Thursday to stick with a de facto truce with Israel announced after a spate of cross-border fire last month, in a bid to give the reconciliation deal with Fatah rivals "a chance."
"I call for giving the coming government a chance by maintaining the cease-fire deal," Ismail Haniyeh said in a speech, a day after Hamas and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement signed a unity pact in Cairo….