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  8/14/2014, Av 18, 5774

Obama Stresses Importance of 'Sustainable' Gaza Ceasefire

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that it was important to reach an agreement on a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

The two spoke by telephone before the 72-hour ceasefire expired and before it was announced that it was extended for five more days.