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Barriers to Israel peace less now, says President Carter | Amanpour – CNN.com Blogs

The differences to bridge for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians are not as great now as they were between Israel and Egypt during the groundbreaking Camp David accords, Former President Jimmy Carter told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday.

A screenshot from the interview with Christine Amanpour.

A screenshot from the interview with Christiane Amanpour.

“The differences between the two are not nearly so great as they were then,” Carter said, “if Israel will still accept, which they did in 1978 and ‘79, that the acquisition of territory by force is not legal.”

President Carter’s efforts as president led to the groundbreaking first-ever peace treaty between Israel and Egypt, known as the Camp David Accords.

For more on this story and to watch the interview, visit: Barriers to Israel peace less now, says President Carter – Amanpour – CNN.com Blogs.

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