Israel agrees to US-mediated talks with Lebanon on maritime border

Israel is open to US-mediated talks with Lebanon on a deal for marking the maritime border between the two countries, Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz stated on Monday after meeting US envoy David Satterfield who has been shuttling between Jerusalem and Beirut to resolve the dispute. Such talks, Steinitz said, would be “for the good for both countries’ interests in developing natural gas reserves and oil.” DEBKAfile adds: While Steinitz referred only to the maritime border, US and Lebanese sources reveal that Satterfield also obtained Jerusalem’s consent to UN-sponsored negotiations “to demarcate the land as well as the maritime borders” between Lebanon and Israel. This definition covers the long-disputed Shabaa Farms strip on Mt. Hermon, which lies strategically at the intersection of the Lebanese-Syrian border with the Israeli-Golan

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5 thoughts on “Israel agrees to US-mediated talks with Lebanon on maritime border

  • May 27, 2019 @ 17:33 at 17:33
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    Also clear out the Shia colonial squatters

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    • May 27, 2019 @ 18:24 at 18:24
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      Even the Mahdi hates the ayatoolas.

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    • May 28, 2019 @ 1:52 at 1:52
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      It has been the Israeli Golan since 1967!

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  • May 28, 2019 @ 16:32 at 16:32
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    Nobody is negotiating anything. Mossad’s propaganda portal again reports fantasy as fact. “Open to US mediation” means that NuttyYahoo has snuck into Kushner’s bedroom, undressed, and lubed his sphincter.

    Eventually the squatters will retreat from Shebaa Farms just as they have already retreated from their failed Lebanese thefts twice this millennium.

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