Such was our peace proposal. When it was first presented last December it was greeted in this great country and elsewhere with words of praise and with a most positive general reaction. Indeed, as the President said publicly, the Israeli peace plan represented “a long step forward.” The Secretary of State declared it to be … Continued
Subjects: Interim Agreements
And, indeed, we shall go on working, in understanding and in friendship and with good will. We will still have problems to solve. Camp David proved that any problem can be solved if there is good will and understanding and some, some wisdom.
[President Carter] worked. As far as my historic experience is concerned, I think that he worked harder than our forefathers did in Egypt building the pyramids.
In our peace proposal we suggested that a second, narrow United Nations zone be created in the northern Sinai around the district of Yamit—a new town founded several years ago in the desert by the sea-shore. May I point out that the two proposed UN zones—conceived as vital to our national security—make up hardly move … Continued
In the peace proposal we have presented we gave up this past claim to territorial control. For the sake of an agreement and the peace, we now suggest that the narrow strip between our southern port, Eilat, and Sharm-el-Sheikh, become a United Nations zone. This is a far-reaching compromise proposal. And I emphasise, again, that … Continued