Why Israel-Lebanon Maritime Talks Have Hit an Impasse

Israel is still trying to decipher Lebanon's hard stance, especially since stagnant negotiations means it can’t start exploiting its natural gas resources

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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The talks on the demarcation of the maritime border between Israel and Lebanon began two months ago with cautious optimism on Israel’s part. But they now appear to have run aground. 
Israel blames the stalemate on a more rigid approach by the Lebanese and points to a series of contradictions in Lebanon’s position in recent years. 

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