Top diplomats call for extension to 12-hour Gaza truce: French FM

Top diplomats from the US, Europe and the Middle East called Saturday for an extension to the temporary 12-hour truce between Israel and Hamas currently in force in Gaza.

"We all call on parties to extend the humanitarian ceasefire," France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters after a meeting in Paris with US Secretary of State John Kerry and their counterparts from Britain, Germany, Italy, Qatar and Turkey, as well as an EU representative.