On this day in 1967, the Six-Day War came to an end, as Israel faced off against its Arab neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, and Syria.
How did the Six-Day War end?
The Six-Day War ended with Israel achieving a decisive victory. Israel successfully captured and occupied territories from Egypt (Sinai Peninsula and Gaza Strip), Jordan (West Bank and East Jerusalem), and Syria (Golan Heights).
What were the main consequences of the Six-Day War?
The Six-Day War had significant consequences for the region. Israel's territorial gains reshaped the geopolitical landscape, leading to ongoing conflicts and disputes. The war also resulted in a large number of Palestinian refugees and heightened tensions between Israel and its Arab neighbors.
Did the Six-Day War lead to any negotiations?
The aftermath of the Six-Day War prompted various peace initiatives and negotiations. One notable effort was the Khartoum Resolution, in which Arab states collectively rejected peace talks or recognition of Israel. However, over time, diplomatic efforts and negotiations took place, eventually leading to the Camp David Accords in 1978 and subsequent peace treaties between Israel and Egypt (1979) and Jordan (1994).
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