Camp David II Summit


From 11-24 July 2000, at the invitation of president Clinton, prime minister Barak and chairman Arafat met at Camp David to discuss permanent status issues and negotiate a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in accordance with the September 1993 accord (Oslo I). However, no formal agreement was reached at Camp David. American and Israeli negotiators put forward bold ideas that would have affected issues such as borders, Jerusalem, settlements, the prospects for Palestinian statehood and refugees. Arafat, who did not present any counter-offers to Barak, rejected these offers, and a wave of Palestinian violence erupted in September 2000 (the second intifada).

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