Kubis lauds “important positive news” of Lebanon, Israel maritime discussions

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UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Mr. Jan Kubis on Thursday hailed via twitter the “Important positive news today, confirming the decision of Lebanon and Israel to begin discussions on the delineation of the maritime boundary to be held in Naqoura, Lebanon under the UN flag, hosted by the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL) with the US participating as mediator and facilitator. A different set of discussions on Blue line will take place as well. This major breakthrough reached for Lebanon under the committed leadership of HE Speaker Berri creates an opening to more stability, security and economic prosperity. The UN will spare no effort to assist in this, as requested by the parties of the framework agreement.”