After the Six-Day War ended, diplomacy was the order of the day; but the war had done little to bring the sides closer together, and at a summit in Khartoum, Sudan, Arab countries repudiated peace and reaffirmed their rejection of Israel.

More diplomatic headway was made in the United Nations Security Council. After some wrangling, the international community agreed on several principles that would be the basis of a “just and lasting peace” in the Middle East.

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