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The country retreat of the President of the US, in the Appalachian Mountains in Maryland. President Carter hosted talks there between the leaders of Israel and Egypt which resulted in the Camp David agreements (1978) and the Egypt–Israel peace treaty of 1979.

Originally established and named Shangri-La in 1942 by President Franklin Roosevelt, Camp David was renamed in 1953 by President Dwight Eisenhower after his grandson David.

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