Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on late Thursday confirmed that the security cabinet has unanimously approved a ceasefire in Gaza.
“The ministers agreed to accept the Egyptian initiative for a mutual ceasefire without any conditions, which will go into effect at an hour that will be determined later,” a statement said.
The security cabinet had met on Thursday evening to decide on further action in the Gaza Strip.
According to local media, the Ministers in the high-level security cabinet voted unanimously in favor of a ceasefire in Gaza.
According to Channel 13, the ceasefire will be in effect from 2 a.m. on Friday (23:00 GMT on Thursday).