Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Saud, 2002 News

crown prince of Saudi Arabia, put forward a Middle East peace initiative in February in which he proposed that Arab countries would agree to fully normalize relations with Israel if it withdrew from the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and other lands it occupied in the 1967 war. The framework, albeit vague, signaled an unprecedented willingness of the Saudi government to help solve the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis.

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