Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Thematic Chronology
Palestinian-Israeli Interim Negotiation Rounds
1991 - 1999
45 events

Covers the Palestinian-Israeli negotiation rounds that were launched in Madrid in 1991, as well as the parallel secret negotiations in Oslo between Israel and the PLO one year later. It details the terms of the talks, the issues discussed, those tabled, the successive interim agreements reached, and their failure to lead to a permanent status agreement as provided in the 1993 Oslo accord.

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President Bush addresses the Middle East Peace Conference at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain

30 October 1991
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U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Overall Chronology
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Event Date Subject
US-Soviet Invitation to the Madrid Peace Conference 18 October 1991
Madrid Conference 30 October 1991 - 2 November 1991
1st Negotiation Round, Madrid 3 November 1991
2nd Negotiation Round, Washington 10 December 1991 - 18 December 1991
3rd Negotiation Round, Washington 13 January 1992 - 16 January 1992
Conference on Multilateral Peace Talks, Moscow 28 January 1992 - 29 January 1992
4th Negotiation Round, Washington 24 February 1992 - 4 March 1992
5th Negotiation Round, Washington 27 April 1992 - 30 April 1992
Multilateral Talks 11 May 1992 - 13 May 1992
6th Negotiation Round, 1st Stage, Washington 24 August 1992 - 3 September 1992
6th Negotiation Round, 2nd Stage, Washington 14 September 1992 - 24 September 1992
7th Negotiation Round, Washington 21 October 1992 - 20 November 1992
Multilateral Talks 29 October 1992 - 12 November 1992
8th Negotiation Round, Washington 7 December 1992 - 16 December 1992
Bilateral Negotiation Round Delayed 11 January 1993
Norwegian Secret Channel, Exploratory Stage 20 January 1993 - 9 May 1993
Palestinians Agree to Return to Washington Negotiations 20 April 1993
9th Negotiation Round, Washington 27 April 1993 - 13 May 1993
Norwegian Secret Channel, Official Stage 20 May 1993 - 20 August 1993
10th Negotiation Round, Washington 15 June 1993 - 1 July 1993
Palestinian-Israeli Declaration of Principles Initialed and Approved 20 August 1993 - 30 August 1993
Mutual Recognition Between Israel and the PLO 9 September 1993 - 10 September 1993
Palestinian-Israeli Declaration of Principles Signed in Washington 13 September 1993
Start of Gaza-Jericho Negotiations, Taba 13 October 1993 - 8 December 1993
Start of Israel-PLO Economic Talks in Paris November 1993
Multilevel Gaza-Jericho Negotiations 12 December 1993 - 23 February 1994
Final Chapter of Gaza-Jericho Negotiations 31 March 1994 - 1 May 1994
PLO-Israel Protocol on Economic Relations Is Signed in Paris 29 April 1994
Agreement on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area Is Signed in Cairo 4 May 1994
Status of Orient House in Jerusalem 29 May 1994 - 7 June 1994
Early Empowerment Accord Is Signed 29 August 1994
Further Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities 27 August 1995
Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (Oslo II) 28 September 1995
Official Start of Permanent Status Negotiations, Taba 5 May 1996 - 7 May 1996
Protocol on Redeployment in Hebron Signed 6 October 1996 - 16 January 1997
Ambiguous and Weakened Assurances on Further Redeployment 16 January 1997
First Phase of Further Redeployment Not Implemented 9 March 1997 - 12 March 1997
Palestinian-Israeli Talks Deadlocked 10 March 1997 - 30 July 1997
Israel's Position on Further Redeployment and on Palestinian Obligations 23 November 1997 - 14 January 1998
US Position on Further Redeployment and Palestinian Obligations 5 December 1997 - 3 September 1998
Further Redeployment Talks Intensify 3 September 1998 - 28 September 1998
Wye River Plantation Meeting; Memorandum Signed 15 October 1998 - 23 October 1998
Israeli Obstacles to Wye River Implementation; First Stage Redeployment Only 30 October 1998 - 17 May 1999
With Barak as Prime Minister, Negotiations on Wye Implementation Resume 11 July 1999 - 3 September 1999
Sharm al-Shaykh Memorandum (Wye II Accord) 4 September 1999