Former US President Jimmy Carter Cancels Visit to Gaza Strip

April 29, 2015 3:34 PM

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A delegation led by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says it has called off a planned visit to the Gaza Strip.

Carter had planned to make the visit on Thursday in an attempt to draw attention to the humanitarian situation in the war-battered territory. The trip included planned meetings with Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls Gaza.

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