Summary: In March 2002 heads of Arab states gathered for an annual summit in Beirut adopted a resolution, proposed by Saudi Arabia, that offered to recognize the right of Israel to exist in return for withdrawal from occupied territory on the West Bank and Gaza and for division of Jerusalem into Israeli and Palestinian quarters. The resolution became known as the Arab Initiative. It was largely ignored by both Israel and the United States. Five years later, in 2007, Arab heads of state... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021.