UK's Raab welcomes news of ceasefire in Israel and Gaza

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street, in London

(Reuters) - UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Thursday said he welcomed news of a ceasefire in Israel and Gaza, after Israel and Hamas agreed to a truce proposed by Egypt.

"All sides must work to make the ceasefire durable and end the unacceptable cycle of violence and loss of civilian life," Raab said in a tweet.

(Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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