THE BENCHMARK DOCUMENT IN FULL
Acceleration Benchmarks for Agreement on Movement and Access as well as on the Gaza Security Situation
Goal: To ensure normalization of the RCP and KSCP operations, according to international standards and subject to terms of the AMA supplemented by protocols on security and customs and with assistance of the third party. (AMA point 1, APRC)
Goal: To ensure West Bank and Gaza passages operate continuously on a demand driven performance basis of transparency and internationally accepted service and security standards are in place at all crossings. (AMA point 2)
Goal: Israel will allow the passage of convoys between Gaza and the West Bank to facilitate the movement of goods and persons, with appropriate security arrangements. (AMA point 3)
Goal: To reach mutual agreement on a plan for facilitating movement of people and goods within the West Bank, and to minimize disruption to Palestinian lives by reducing the number of obstacles to movement to the maximum extent possible. (AMA point 4)
A. Rafah/Kerem Shalom Crossing Points ?(RCP/KSCP?) Benchmarks:
B. Karni/Al-Mintar Crossing Point (K/AMCP) Benchmarks:
C. West Bank Movement and Access Benchmarks:
D. West Bank - Gaza Link Benchmarks:
Security Goals:Goal: PASF actively enforcing law and order, fighting terrorism, and countering all Qassam launch operations.
Goal: Enhanced Palestinian effort to address smuggling of terror-related weapons and materials and cash destined for Gaza, tunneling efforts thwarted, and improved security and stability along the Palestinian side of the border and at the crossing sites.
Goal: Establish clear, firewalled chain of command and effective operations in order to facilitate support for Palestinian security forces.
Goal: Improved coordination between IDF and PASF forces under President Abbas to facilitate a safe and secure environment in the West Bank and Gaza.
Goal: Improved policing, training, readiness, and response capability of the PASF to promote its overall effectiveness.