Gaza City - Hamas' political wing rejects the Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire, spokesman Sami Abu Zuchri says.
"A ceasefire before reaching an agreement is rejected.
"Hamas position has not changed since before or after the Israeli occupation accepted the ceasefire initiative.
"Hamas has not officially received any initiative from anyone," hesays in a statement.
Hamas' armed wing, the Qassam Brigades, earlier rejected the truce.