Camp David Accords

MARYLIN DELEON, ALEXA TREVINO, MONICA BARAHONA

Framework for PEACE!

Two agreements signed on September 17, 1978 between Egypt's President, Anwar Sadat, Israel's Prime Minister, Menachem Begin, and the US President, Jimmy Carter, as a witness. These agreements led a treaty peace of these two countries. The First - "Framework for Peace in the Middle East" - found the UN's Security Council's Resolutions 242 and 338 to be the legal basis for peace. The second one- "The Framework for the conclusion of a Peace Treaty between Israel and Egypt", was based on complete withdrawal of Israel from the Sinai Peninsula.

PRESIDENTS!

President Sadat, left, President Carter, center, and Minister Begin, clasp hands on the North lawn of the White House as they completed signing of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel in Washington.

February 24, 1979

Presidents and minister at the White House paying attention while their respective anthems were played.

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DEFINITIONS....

  1. Resolution 242: The Principles that were to guide the negotiations for an Arab-Israel Peace Settlement.
  2. Resolution 338: Stipulated a cease fire to take effect within 12 hours of the adoption of the resolution.
  3. UN's Security Council: Takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression.