Two states for two peoples: Both sides will declare
that Palestine is the only state of the Palestinian people and Israel is the
only state of the Jewish people.
Borders: Permanent borders between the two states will
be agreed upon on the basis of the June 4, 1967 lines, UN resolutions, and the
Arab peace initiative (known as the Saudi initiative).
Border modifications will be based on an equitable and
agreed-upon territorial exchange (1:1) in accordance with the vital needs of
both sides, including security, territorial contiguity, and demographic
The Palestinian State will have a connection between its
two geographic areas, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
After establishment of the agreed borders, no settlers will
remain in the Palestinian State.
Jerusalem: Jerusalem will be an open city, the capital
of two states. Freedom of religion and full access to holy sites will be
guaranteed to all.
Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem will come under Palestinian
sovereignty, Jewish neighborhoods under Israeli sovereignty.
Neither side will exercise sovereignty over the holy places.
The State of Palestine will be designated Guardian of al-Haram al-Sharif for
the benefit of Muslims. Israel will be the Guardian of the Western Wall for
the benefit of the Jewish people. The status quo on Christian holy site will
be maintained. No excavation will take place in or underneath the holy sites
without mutual consent.
Right of return: Recognizing the suffering and the
plight of the Palestinian refugees, the international community, Israel, and
the Palestinian State will initiate and contribute to an international fund to
Palestinian refugees will return only to the State of
Palestine; Jews will return only to the State of Israel.
The international community will offer to compensate toward
bettering the lot of those refugees willing to remain in their present
country of residence, or who wish to immigrate to third-party countries.
The Palestinian State will be demilitarized and the
international community will guarantee its security and independence.
End of conflict: Upon the full implementation of these
principles, all claims on both sides and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will