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Obama Calls For Release Of Israeli Soldier In Gaza

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August 01, 2014 AT 11:59 AM
President Barack Obama is calling for the unconditional and immediate release of an Israeli soldier who was apparently captured in a clash with Hamas militants. Obama says it will be difficult to put back together the cease-fire between Hamas and Israel that collapsed Friday. But he says the U.S. will continue working toward a cease-fire. He says Israel committed to the cease-fire, but the cease-fire was violated. The truce was brokered by the U.S. and U.N.