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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Camp David Accords (1978)

John B Quigley

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 October 2020

Peace treaties — Armed forces

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 The Camp David Accords are two agreements between Israel and Egypt, concluded 17 September 1978, at the Camp David presidential retreat in the US state of Maryland, where negotiations were facilitated by US President Jimmy Carter. One was titled ‘Framework for the Conclusion of a Peace Treaty between Egypt and Israel’. The other was titled ‘Framework for Peace in the Middle East’. The two agreements represented an effort to resolve territorial and related issues between Egypt and Israel, which had concluded an armistice in 1949 but never a peace. Further, in...
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