CAIRO (Reuters) -- Following is the verbatim English text of the
ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza that was
reached Wednesday with Egyptian mediation.
The text was distributed by the Egyptian presidency.
Agreement of Understanding For a Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip
1: (no title given for this section)
A. Israel should stop all hostilities in the Gaza Strip land, sea and air including incursions and targeting of individuals.
All Palestinian factions shall stop all hostilities from the Gaza Strip
against Israel including rocket attacks and all attacks along the
C. Opening the crossings and facilitating the movements
of people and transfer of goods and refraining from restricting
residents' free movements and targeting residents in border areas and
procedures of implementation shall be dealt with after 24 hours from the
start of the ceasefire.
D. Other matters as may be requested shall be addressed.
2: Implementation mechanisms:
A. Setting up the zero hour for the ceasefire understanding to enter into effect.
B. Egypt shall receive assurances from each party that the party commits to what was agreed upon.
Each party shall commit itself not to perform any acts that would
breach this understanding. In case of any observations Egypt as the
sponsor of this understanding shall be informed to follow up.