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Washington Talks (December 1999)

Location
Washington, DC
Date
1999-12-15 to 1999-12-16
People
Ehud Barak, Israel: Participant, Farouk al-Sharaa, Syria: Participant, William J. Clinton, United States: Sponsor, Madeleine Albright, United States: Sponsor
A summit held in Washington, DC, on 15-16 December 1999, with the goal of resuming Israeli-Syrian peace negotiations that had been stalled since early 1996. Israel was represented by Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Syria by Foreign Minister Farouk al-Sharaa, with the summit hosted by US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. The negotiations were continued at the Shepherdstown Conference in January 2000.
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