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  11/22/2012, Kislev 8, 5773

Security Council Praises Ceasefire, Calls to Uphold It

The UN Security Council on Wednesday called on Israel and Hamas to "act seriously" to maintain their tentative ceasefire and joined praise for Egypt's president for halting the violence, AFP reported.

The 15-member council also called in a statement for an international effort to get "emergency aid" into Gaza after Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense.