Nation: An Interview with Begin

In Jerusalem the sky is blue and the memory clears

Despite the euphoria at the conclusion of the Camp David summit conference, there remained disagreement between Israeli Premier Menachem Begin and U.S. officials on several key elements of the accords. The Israeli leader discussed these and other issues in an exclusive interview with TIME. Highlights:

Q. Who had to give up the most?

A. Nobody gave up his principles at Camp David. The Israeli delegation stood by the principles of its peace plan, which is a good one. It was good when it was presented in December, and it is good now as well....

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