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Hoping that Mr. Trump wont fall prey to the Illusion known as “The Oslo Accords”

November 25, 2016

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In 1994 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat reached an agreement brokered by President Clinton, known as the “Oslo Accords”.

In Letters of Mutual Recognition, Mr. Arafat, as Chairman of the PLO, representing the “Palestinian People” acknowledged the State of Israel, while pledging to reject violence, and its previously held desire for the destruction of the Israeli state.

For their part, the Israeli representatives recognized Mr. Arafat as a legitimate representative for the Palestinians in the negotiations.

In essence, the accords called for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from parts of the Gaza Strip and West Bank, that would leave Israel with defendable borders, while affirming a Palestinian right of self-governance within those areas through the creation of a Palestinian Interim Self-Government Authority.

Palestinian rule was to last for a five-year interim period during which “permanent status negotiations” would commence…

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