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US tries to broker Lebanon, Israel maritime dispute

Beirut is reportedly preparing to compromise on its demands over maritime gas resources in the Mediterranean Sea to resolve its ongoing dispute with Israel.

The two nations have been long deadlocked over competing claims to offshore reserves.

  • Erin Viner
  • TV7 Israel News

The United States has been trying to mediate indirect talks between the two sides in a process that began in 2000, in attempts to resolve the longtime conflict that has obstructed energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

At stake is a triangle of water resulting from Lebanon claims to an angle farther south while Israel’s claim runs farther north.

Revival of talks aimed at reaching a…

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