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Harold Saunders, American Diplomat

Agreement signed on disengagement of forces photograph

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Agreement signed on disengagement of forces photograph

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(From back) UN 124,356; Cairo-Suez Road, Egypt, 18 January 1974. The agreement between Israel and Egypt on disengagement of forces in pursuance of the Geneva Peace Conference was signed today at 1025 hours GMT. The meeting, which was held in the United Nations tent at Kilometre 101 of the Cairo-Suez road, was opened at 1020 hours GMT by Lt. Gen. Ensio Siilasvuo, Commander of the United Nations Emergency Forces (UNEF). The agreement was signed by Major General Mohamed Abdul Ghany El-Gamasy for Egypt, Lt. General David Elazer for Israel, and Lt. Gen. Siilasvuo for the United Nations. The agreement was in the English language in three originals, one for each of the signatories. Maps on the final disengagement were enclosed. Seen here leaving the United Nations tent at the conclusion of today's meeting are General Ensio Siilasvuo, Remy Gorge, Political Adviser to the UNEF Commander, and Harold H. Saunders, of the United States National Security Council staff. Credit must be given: United Nations/Y. Nagata.

Identifier

C0259_B002_F003_054

Creator

Saunders, Harold

Date

1974-01-18

Subject

Israel-Arab War (1973) ; Diplomatic relations

Extent

1 page

Type

Still Image

Medium

photographs

Publisher

George Mason University Special Collections Research Center

Source

Box 2, Folder 3
https://aspace.gmu.edu/resources/c0259

collection

Harold Saunders papers

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