Bush calls for sustainable ceasefire in Gaza

January 12th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS  

Washington, Jan 12 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush Monday reiterated his call for a sustainable ceasefire in Gaza, insisting that Hamas stopping rocket attacks against Israel is a must.Speaking to reporters at his last press conference, Bush said a sustainable ceasefire is impossible unless Hamas stops firing rockets into Israel.

“Israel has a right to defend herself,” said Bush, who is due to leave the White House Jan 20 after an eight-year presidency.

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