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Hammond: 'Diplomacy never dead' despite truce collapse

1 August 2014 Last updated at 16:08 BST

The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that "diplomacy is never dead" despite a truce between Israel and Hamas breaking down within hours.

Mr Hammond also said that there was currently no information to support a claim that a captured Israeli soldier has dual UK/ Israeli citizenship.

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