Q. Oslo Accords was recently seen in the news. Which of the following correctly explains the accord?
- August 20, 2021 marks 28 years since the Oslo I Accord was finalized and signed after multiple rounds of intense secret negotiations, in a bid to advance a lasting peace process for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Oslo Accords are a series of agreements between Israel and the Palestinians signed in the 1990s.
- Oslo I (1993) is formally known as the Declaration of Principles (DOP).
- The accord was the result of secret negotiations facilitated by then-US president Bill Clinton, and later followed up in 1995 by the Oslo II Accord.
- Oslo Accords were heralded by many as the closest to ever truly solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Source: The Hindu