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Egyptian President Sadat’s Speech in Jerusalem (1977)
A speech given by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in front of the Israeli Knesset on 20 November 1977, a short while after expressing his willingness to travel to Israel and discuss peace in a speech before Egypt’s People’s Council. He expressed his willingness to move forward on negotiations to conclude a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace on the basis of UN Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338. The visit was followed by further Egyptian-Israeli negotiations, culminating in the Camp David Accords of 1978, and in the signing of the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in 1979.
United Nations Security Council Resolution 242 (1967) , Geneva Peace Conference (1973) , Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty (1979) , Israel-Egypt Disengagement Agreement (1974) , First Sadat Plan (1971) , Camp David Conference (1978) , Balfour Declaration (1917) , United Nations Security Council Resolution 338 (1973) , Israeli-Egyptian Interim Agreement (Sinai II, 1975) , 1973 War , Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt (1978)