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  Av 8, 5774 , 04/08/14

Russia Calls on Israel to Agree to Permanent Ceasefire

Russia said Monday it had called on Israel to agree to a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, in a phone call between the foreign ministers of the two countries.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also told his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Liberman that the foes "should reach an agreement that excludes the return to violence in which mostly innocent civilians suffer".

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