Hamas accepts Egyptian cease-fire proposal

Just off the wires. Hamas representatives in Gaza have accepted the Egyptian cease-fire proposal as reported by the Jerusalem Post as stated below:

Hamas announced on Wednesday that it has accepted the Egyptian cease-fire initiative “in principle” and that it was now awaiting Israel’s response. A member of the Hamas delegation, Salah el-Bardaweel, talks during a press conference in Cairo on Wednesday.

The announcement came after a Hamas delegation concluded two days of marathon talks with representatives of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service in Cairo. Hamas denied reports in the Egyptian media to the effect that it had accepted the Egyptian initiative unconditionally. Jerusalem had no formal response Wednesday. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Defense Minister Ehud Barak were expected to discuss the developments at a meeting Wednesday night.

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Juice readers:
Do you think the Israeli leaders will accept the proposed terms and conditions?
How long do you think it will be before the cease-fire is violated.

Hours, days, weeks?

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