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US Prepared To Broker Gaza Ceasefire, Says Obama

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US Prepared To Broker Gaza Ceasefire, Says Obama

The US is prepared to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama has said.

His comments came during a phone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Mr Netanyahu earlier said Israel’s operation was progressing as planned and “more stages were expected”.

“The United States remains prepared to facilitate a cessation of hostilities, including a return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement,” Mr Obama told Mr Netanyahu.

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