Hamas claims ‘victory’ as truce is agreed upon

Hamas claims it has won a “victory” after negotiating a truce with Israel, AFP reports.

The news agency quotes a Palestinian official saying a long-term truce in the Gaza Strip had been agreed upon.

Meanwhile, Channel 2 political analysts Ehud Ya’ari confirms that a truce has been reached, and Ynet quotes senior Hamas official Moussa Abu Marzouk as saying the talks in Cairo had ended.

“The negotiations are over, we have reached agreements,” Abu Marzouk said.

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