Foreign Minister Westerwelle: ceasefire a great relief

21.11.2012 - Press release

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement on the announcement of the ceasefire in Gaza:

I welcome the announcement of a ceasefire. If this ceasefire holds, it would be a great relief for us all, but above all for the people in Israel and in Gaza. All sides now have a responsibility to make the ceasefire into a durable truce.
We will do everything in our power to help stabilize the situation.

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