Middle East; Israel; Egypt
Arab-Israeli Conflict 1969-1975
Kilometer 101, on the Cease-Fire Line: Israeli and Egyptian army officers sit opposite each other at conference table November 11 after signing Middle East cease-fire agreement. Israeli Maj. Gen. Aharon Yariv sits second from left (holding cigar); Egypt's Maj. Gen. Mohammed Gamassy sits second from right (dark mustache); at center (just right of pole) is Finland's Maj. Gen. Ensio Siilasvuo, commander of the U.N. Emergency Force. Israel and Egypt signed the historic six-point agreement, sealing their three-week-old cease-fire and opening the way to negotiations for peace in the Middle East for the first time in 25 years.
BW Photograph, 7" x 9"
United Press International