New Agreement between Egypt and Israel; New Tasks Assigned to UNEF
In September 1975 Egypt and Israel signed a new agreement and protocol relating to their forces in Sinai. Under the new agreement the UN Emergency Force (UNEF) buffer zone separating the forces of the two countries has been extended and now includes coastal areas along the Gulf of Suez. UNEF will continue to monitor the redeployment and limitation of forces.
Colonel Sason Levi (right), Israeli Military Governor of Abu Rodeis, on the Gulf of Suez, bids farewell to Colonel Reino Raitissari (Finland), Commanding Officer of the Finnish Battalion, as the Israeli forces prepare to withdraw from the area in accordance with the Geneva Protocol.