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February 27, 1989
Israel and Egypt signed agreements handing sovereignty over the Taba beach strip to Egypt, ending the seven-year-old dispute over the 765-yard border strip on the Gulf of Aqaba. Under the agreements, Israel will withdraw March 15, Israel Television said. The live television broadcast showed Israeli and Egyptian officials signing four agreements, the last of which re-draws the Israeli-Egyptian border to include Taba inside Egypt.
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March 26, 1989 | From Associated Press
President Bush on Saturday called for "fresh thinking" to combat the daunting challenges that remain in the Middle East a decade after the historic accord between Israel and Egypt. Bush said in a statement released by the White House that the treaty that ended more than 30 years of war between the two countries 10 years ago today was "the product of vision, statesmanship, courage and persistence on the part of all the participants."
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March 26, 1989 | From Associated Press
President Bush on Saturday called for "fresh thinking" to combat the daunting challenges that remain in the Middle East a decade after the historic accord between Israel and Egypt. Bush said in a statement released by the White House that the treaty that ended more than 30 years of war between the two countries 10 years ago today was "the product of vision, statesmanship, courage and persistence on the part of all the participants."
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March 26, 1989 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Today a new dawn is emerging from the darkness of the past. A new chapter is being opened in the history of coexistence among nations. --Anwar Sadat, 1979 Anwar Sadat, the late Egyptian leader, spoke those lofty words exactly 10 years ago today as he stood on the White House lawn with President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin after signing the first, and as yet only, treaty of peace between Israel and one of its Arab neighbors.
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November 22, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Former President Jimmy Carter, reminiscing about the tribulations of a Middle East peacemaker, says that for 10 of the 13 days of the 1978 Camp David conference, he made sure that Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin did not even see each other. Otherwise, he said, their mutual animosity would have torpedoed the negotiations. "When Prime Minister Begin and President Sadat arrived at Camp David and gave me their positions, I was horrified," Carter said.
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March 26, 1989 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
Today a new dawn is emerging from the darkness of the past. A new chapter is being opened in the history of coexistence among nations. --Anwar Sadat, 1979 Anwar Sadat, the late Egyptian leader, spoke those lofty words exactly 10 years ago today as he stood on the White House lawn with President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin after signing the first, and as yet only, treaty of peace between Israel and one of its Arab neighbors.
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February 27, 1989
Israel and Egypt signed agreements handing sovereignty over the Taba beach strip to Egypt, ending the seven-year-old dispute over the 765-yard border strip on the Gulf of Aqaba. Under the agreements, Israel will withdraw March 15, Israel Television said. The live television broadcast showed Israeli and Egyptian officials signing four agreements, the last of which re-draws the Israeli-Egyptian border to include Taba inside Egypt.
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November 22, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Former President Jimmy Carter, reminiscing about the tribulations of a Middle East peacemaker, says that for 10 of the 13 days of the 1978 Camp David conference, he made sure that Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin did not even see each other. Otherwise, he said, their mutual animosity would have torpedoed the negotiations. "When Prime Minister Begin and President Sadat arrived at Camp David and gave me their positions, I was horrified," Carter said.
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