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Egypt's Anwar El-Sadat Speaks to Israeli Parliament

After Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat said he was willing to go to "the ends of the earth"--and even to the Israeli Parliament--to create peace between the two nations, the Israeli government responded with an invitation. On November 20, 1977, Sadat delivers a speech to the Israeli Knesset proposing a peace settlement with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

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  • Egypt's Anwar El-Sadat Speaks to Israeli Parliament
    Egypt's Anwar El-Sadat Speaks to Israeli Parliament

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    After Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat said he was willing to go to "the ends of the earth"--and even to the Israeli Parliament--to create peace between the two nations, the Israeli government responded with an invitation. On November 20, 1977, Sadat delivers a speech to the Israeli Knesset proposing a peace settlement with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

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  • Jimmy Carter's Remarks on Camp David Summit
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    In 1978, President Jimmy Carter held a 13-day summit with Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, helping to broker the first-ever peace treaty between Israel and one of its Arab neighbors. On September 17, at the end of the summit, President Carter describes the two agreements the two world leaders will sign.

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    Anwar el-Sadat at Camp David Summit

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    On September 17, 1978, at the end of the 13-day Camp David Summit that resulted in the first-ever peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat thanks President Jimmy Carter for his critical role in the peace process.

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    Israel Admitted to the United Nations

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    Suez Crisis Threatens World Peace

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  • Clinton Brokers Israeli-PLO Peace Accords
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