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Speaking to Netanyahu, Cameron 'reiterates the UK's strong support for Israel'

British Prime Minister, David Cameron discussed with his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu the latest developments in the Gaza Strip in a phone call yesterday, the Anadolu news agency reported.

The Cabinet Office said in a statement that Cameron told Netanyahu: "UK's strong support for Israel's right to take proportionate action to defend itself."

The statement added that Cameron "expressed condolences for the deaths of Israeli troops" while showing "concern about mounting civilian casualties in Gaza".

Cameron said: "The the way out of the spiral of violence was for both sides to observe a lasting ceasefire in line with the initiative that was put forward by Egypt."

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