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Palestinians Express Cautious Optimism over Truce

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Palestinians Express Cautious Optimism over Truce

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Palestinians Express Cautious Optimism over Truce

Palestinians Express Cautious Optimism over Truce

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The confidence-building measures agreed upon at last week's Israeli-Palestinian summit are due to be implemented soon. Palestinian militant groups have pledged to cease attacks against Israelis while Israel ceases action against Palestinians. Gaza residents say they savor the relative quiet that has descended and are keen to extend it.

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