Yasser Arafat and former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin signed on September 13, 1993 in the White House the Oslo Declaration
of Principles between the PLO and the Israeli government, which allowed Yasser Arafat and the PLO leadership and fighters to return to Palestine after living in exile since 1948.
That it doesn't and accepting a Federal model would derail his armed campaign for a separate State was why Prabhakaran never pursued the "Oslo Declaration
The Oslo Declaration
of Principles had made history and the general feeling was that it was no longer a question of if peace was possible, but when.
Israel has abandoned the Oslo Declaration
of Principles (DOP) which stipulated a "transitional period not exceeding five years, leading to a permanent settlement based on Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338C, and has no regard for the arrangements, treaties and protocols that followed the DOP .
The obvious question stemming from the Oslo Declaration
was: which cluster munitions cause unacceptable harm to civilians?
He wanted to know the reasons for the failure of the Oslo declaration
The Government's decision to commit to the Oslo Declaration
on banning cluster bombs meant that 112 million pounds was lost on equipment and contracts.
Mr Cook has reported to numerous international bodies on the need to end the use of both landmines and cluster bombs and his work played a key role in the development of the Oslo Declaration
which set a target of reaching agreement on a ban by 2008.
Forty-six of the 49 nations that attended the February conference hosted by Norway adopted the Oslo declaration
calling for a treaty banning cluster bombs by the end of 2008.
In the same vein, Qurei insists that he, not Hirschfeld, authored the initial document that eventually emerged after numerous iterations as the Oslo Declaration
of Principles (DOP) on Interim Self-Government Arrangements.
The resulting Oslo Declaration
of the Oslo Conference on Cluster Munitions has since been endorsed by 65 governments, including Canada, committing governments to conclude a new treaty by 2008.