Middle East: UN food agency 'pins hopes' on partial Gaza truce

Published on 07 January 2009

The United Nations World Food Programme on Wednesday welcomed the three-hour daily pause in Israel's aerial and ground offensive in Gaza. "We are pinning our hopes on the 1 to 4 p.m. ceasefire to do our daily distribution," WFP spokesperson in Jerusalem Robin Lodge told Adnkronos International (AKI).

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