Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty

  • egypt–israel peace treaty
    anwar sadat, jimmy carter, and menachem begin shaking hands on the white house grounds
    sadat, carter and begin at the signing ceremony
    typepeace treaty
    signed26 march 1979 (1979-03-26)
    locationwhite house, washington, d.c.
    effectivejanuary 1980
    signatoriesmenachem begin
    (prime minister of israel)
    anwar sadat
    (president of egypt)
    jimmy carter
    (president of the united states of america)
    depositarysecretary-general of the united nations
    citationsunts 17813
    languageenglish

    the egypt–israel peace treaty (arabic: معاهدة السلام المصرية الإسرائيلية‎, mu`āhadat as-salām al-misrīyah al-'isrā'īlīyah; hebrew: הסכם השלום בין ישראל למצרים‎, heskem hashalom bein yisrael lemitzrayim) was signed in washington, d.c., united states on 26 march 1979, following the 1978 camp david accords. the egypt–israel treaty was signed by egyptian president anwar sadat and israeli prime minister menachem begin, and witnessed by united states president jimmy carter.[1]

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Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty
Anwar Sadat, Jimmy Carter, and Menachem Begin shaking hands on the White House grounds
Sadat, Carter and Begin at the signing ceremony
TypePeace treaty
Signed26 March 1979 (1979-03-26)
LocationWhite House, Washington, D.C.
EffectiveJanuary 1980
SignatoriesMenachem Begin
(Prime Minister of Israel)
Anwar Sadat
(President of Egypt)
Jimmy Carter
(President of the United States of America)
DepositarySecretary-General of the United Nations
CitationsUNTS 17813
LanguageEnglish

The Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty (Arabic: معاهدة السلام المصرية الإسرائيلية‎, Mu`āhadat as-Salām al-Misrīyah al-'Isrā'īlīyah; Hebrew: הסכם השלום בין ישראל למצרים‎, Heskem HaShalom Bein Yisrael LeMitzrayim) was signed in Washington, D.C., United States on 26 March 1979, following the 1978 Camp David Accords. The Egypt–Israel treaty was signed by Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin, and witnessed by United States president Jimmy Carter.[1]

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