U.S. Working at UN on Gaza Cease-Fire Draft

(Reuters) Louis Charbonneau - The U.S. has prepared its own draft outline for a UN resolution demanding a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza and is now working with European powers and Jordan on a joint text, diplomats said on Monday. "What's important is that the Americans are engaging and there's a new momentum in pushing for a cease-fire resolution in the Security Council," a UN diplomat said. Diplomats said Israel received the draft over the weekend. An Israeli official said, "this is still under negotiation."

2014-08-26 00:00:00

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