First Agreement – Trust Building Measures

  1. Stopping violence:
    1. Israelis are committed to prevent attacks on Palestinians and Palestinians are committed to prevent attacks on Israelis
    2. Both sides are committed to prevent incitement against each other.
  2. Freedom of movement:
    1. A joint Israeli-Palestinian committee will examine options to facilitate the passage of Palestinians into Israel and the passage of Israelis into the West Bank. The committee will include international observers.
    2. Israeli and Palestinian citizens will observe the checkpoints in order to report on inappropriate behavior of soldiers towards Palestinians.
  3. Settlements:
    1. Freeze on settlements construction in the West Bank during the negotiations.
    2. The negotiations will last one year.  
  4. Improving Palestinian economy:
    1. Israelis will increase the number of permits for Palestinians to work in Israel.
    2. Israel and the international community will invest in Palestinian economic infrastructure.
    3. Export Palestinian goods to Jordan will not be regulated by Israel. Export Palestinian goods through Israeli ports will be regulated by Israel only for security reasons.