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Joint Statement of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and Qatar on the Call for Temporary Ceasefire in Gaza, 26 July 2014

We, as Foreign Ministers of Turkey and Qatar, welcome the call for a ceasefire in Gaza for 12 hours on humanitarian grounds.

We also welcome the prompt acceptance of this call by Hamas.

We reaffirm our commitment to continue working hard towards negotiated sustainable ceasefire between the Parties and cooperate with the UN, the U.S. and other international partners to this end.