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  7/24/2014, Tammuz 26, 5774

Report: Kerry, Abbas Agree on 5-Day Ceasefire

A source within the Palestinian Authority announced on Thursday that US Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas agreed during a meeting on Wednesday in Ramallah on a proposal for an immediate five-day ceasefire, during which negotiations would take place between Israel and the PA.

According to the source, Kerry promised Abbas that America would support him in his quest to remove the siege over Gaza.