After presenting his ideas about Palestinian autonomy to President Carter, Israeli Prime Minister Begin does the same to Egyptian President Sadat. This is their first meeting after his November 1977 Jerusalem visit. Sadat is severely disappointed by Begin’s proposal which he considers too meager and insufficient; Sadat is expecting a grand gesture from Begin, such as a promise to withdraw from all the territories Israel won in the June 1967 war. From this summit, political and military talks evolve. However, both committee talks falter in February 1978, opening the way for Carter’s consideration of inviting Begin and Sadat to Camp David.
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