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Egypt: Hamas could have saved dozens of lives with truce

July 17, 2014 10:44 A.M. (Updated: July 17, 2014 10:45 A.M.)
CAIRO (AFP) -- Egypt's foreign minister said Thursday that Hamas could have saved dozens of lives if it had accepted a Cairo-mediated truce earlier this week in its conflict with Israel.

"Had Hamas accepted the Egyptian proposal, it could have saved the lives of at least 40 Palestinians," Sameh Shoukri said, quoted by state news agency MENA.
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