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Gaza ceasefire can collapse within days or weeks — security source

A security source says the army’s assessment, which has been presented to the government and is supported by intelligence officials, is that without increasing diplomatic efforts to improve the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, the current ceasefire will only hold for several days or weeks.

The security establishment cannot promise that the Islamic Jihad terror group will not try to disrupt daily life in Israel ahead of the Eurovision contest next week, the source adds, according to Hebrew-language media.

The government demanded that the flareup reach its end as quickly as possible and “with the most achievements possible,” the source says.

The source says the prevailing assessment in Israel is that one of the reasons Islamic Jihad agreed to the ceasefire was that for the first time since 2014, its targets were struck as well as Hamas’s sites.

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