Rabin`s decision generated huge opposition within Likud and most settlers, although the majority of Israelis strongly supported him at first, especially since the agreement allowed Israel to free itself from the Gaza Strip. In October 1994, Jordan also signed a comprehensive peace agreement with Israel, and many other Arab states, including the small Persian Gulf Emirates, began to reject old taboos about contact with the Jewish state. A few days before the official signing of Oslo I, the two sides signed a „letter of mutual recognition“ in which the PLO declared itself ready to recognize the State of Israel (before this agreement, they had considered the country contrary to international law since its creation in 1948) and the Israelis recognized the role of „representative of the Palestinian people“ of the PLO. The exclusion of Jerusalem and settlements from the territories to be transferred to the Palestinians would not alter the Israeli presence, including the army, to protect them, without a negotiated agreement. The agreements also preserve Israel`s exclusive control of the borders, airspace and territorial waters of the Gaza Strip. Oslo II, Article XII: the Oslo Accords are a couple of agreements between the Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO): the Oslo I Agreements signed in Washington, D.C. in 1993;  and the Oslo II Agreements, signed in Taba, Egypt, in 1995.  The Oslo Accords marked the beginning of the Oslo process, a peace process aimed at reaching a peace treaty on the basis of UN Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338 and respecting the „right of the Palestinian people to self-determination“. The Oslo process began after secret negotiations in Oslo, which led to the PLO`s recognition of the State of Israel and Israel`s recognition of the PLO as a representative of the Palestinian people and negotiating partner.
… Talks that culminated in the Oslo Accords (1993) and, as a liaison, in talks between the Guatemalan government and the guerrillas, which resulted in a peace agreement (1997). Egeland represented Norway in the negotiations on the 1997 Ottawa Treaty on the prohibition of anti-personnel mines. From 1999 to 2001, he was a special advisor to… As the United States, Europe and Arab nations continued to invest their hopes in the talks to reach a final agreement, settlement construction tripled in the occupied West Bank and grew at an unprecedented rate. On both sides, there were fears about the intentions of the other party. The Israelis believed that the Palestinians would conclude a tactical peace agreement and that they did not sincerely want to achieve peace and coexistence with Israel.