„I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.“

—  Абба Эвен, Abba Eban wrote "Israel's Dilemmas: An Opportunity Squandered" in Stephen J. Roth, ed. "The Impact of the Six-Day War: A Twenty-Year Assessment".
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