Sinai 1 Agreement

5. The area between the lines designated on the attached map as lines E and J shall be a buffer zone. In that area, the United Nations Emergency Force will continue to carry out its tasks under the Israeli-Egyptian Agreement of 18 January 1974. The Sinai Interim Agreement, also known as the Sinai II Agreement, was a diplomatic agreement signed by Egypt and Israel on September 4, 1975. The signing ceremony took place in Geneva. The precise implementation and timing of the transfer of the armed forces, the handling of oil fields and other arrangements required by the agreement, annex and protocol are defined by the working group which will agree on the phases of this process, including the gradual transfer of Egyptian troops in Line E and Israeli forces in Line J. The first phase will involve the transfer of oil fields and facilities to Egypt. This process will begin within two weeks of signing the protocol with the establishment of the necessary technicians and will be completed no later than eight weeks after the start. The details of the phasing are elaborated within the military working group. B. At each monitoring station referred to in paragraph 1B, United States personnel shall notify without delay the parties to the basic agreement and the UNFF of any movement of armed forces, with the exception of UNNF, in one of the two crossings and of all preparations for such movement. The United States confirms that it will continue to perform the functions described above for the duration of the Basic Agreement.

D. This Agreement shall not be considered by Egypt and Israel to be a final peace agreement. It is a first step towards a definitive, just and lasting peace, in accordance with the provisions of Security Council resolution 338 and within the framework of the Geneva Conference. (c) In the buffer zone between lines E and J, an early warning system shall be established in accordance with Article IV of the Agreement, which shall be entrusted to United States civilian personnel, as described in a separate proposal forming part of this Agreement. One. There would be two strategic early warning monitoring stations, one of Egyptian personnel and the other of Israeli personnel. Their locations are displayed on the map attached to the basic agreement. Each station must not be composed of more than 250 members of the technical and administrative staff. They may exercise visual and electronic surveillance functions only within their stations. The lines of intervention, limited force and weapon zones, buffer zones, areas south of Line E and west of Line M, other designated areas, common use road sections and other features referred to in Article IV of the Agreement are shown on the attached map (1:100,000 – U.S. edition).

JERUSALEM, Sept. 1 (Reuters) – Below you will find the texts of the Egyptian-Israeli agreement on Sinai, the United States proposal for an early warning system in Sinai and the annex to the Egyptian-Israeli agreement: Article IX. This Agreement shall enter into force upon signature of the Protocol and shall remain in force until it is replaced by a new Agreement. C. The detailed implementation of the troop withdrawal will be elaborated by military representatives of Egypt and Israel, who will agree on the phases of this process. These representatives shall meet for this purpose at kilometre 101 not later than forty-eight hours after the signature of this Agreement. They will complete this task within five days. Withdrawal shall begin within forty-eight hours of the completion of the work of the military representatives and, in no case, more than seven days after the signing of this Agreement. .

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