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  8/6/2014, Av 10, 5774

U.S. Expects to Participate in Ceasefire Talks

The United States said Tuesday that it expects to participate in Cairo talks between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs aimed at securing a lasting ceasefire in Gaza, AFP reported.

"I think it is likely we will be participating in these talks," the news agency quoted State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki as having told reporters.