Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories Vol 10 #1


The final status negotiations now underway between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are informed by but conceptually different from the framework resulting from the Declaration of Principles initialed in Oslo in September 1993. Unlike previous discussions, which centered upon creating an interim regime regulating interaction between Israel and the nascent Palestinian self-governing authority, these “final status” talks aim at a much grander goal–the permanent resolution of all outstanding issues between the state of Israel and the Palestinian people.