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1979: Israel Signs Peace Treaty with Egypt

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Israel and Egypt agree on a framework for an accord to provide self-rule to more than one million Arabs living in areas of the West Bank of the Jordan River and Gaza Strip. Read the text of the Agreement.

Israel agreed to many concessions that would later cost them the security of their own citizens.

Source: New York Times, 27-March-1979


Written by thessler

March 27, 1979 at 5:57 pm

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