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Egypt says no change in Gaza ceasefire initiative

Jul 22, 2014    

Cairo, July 22 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry said Monday that Egypt has no intention to amend its ceasefire initiative proposed last week between Israel and the Gaza-ruling Hamas movement. At a joint news conference with visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Cairo, the minister said that Egypt's peacemaking bid is "comprehensive" and mainly in favour of the Palestinian people, particularly those who have been suffering a massive Israeli military strike on the Gaza Strip, Xinhua reported.Israel's offensive against Gaza, which started July 8, has left at least 55...

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