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U.S. Official Returns to Beirut to Resume Talks on Border Dispute

Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield returned to Beirut on Monday to dicuss the border dispute with Israel following his trip to Tel Aviv. Satterfield held separate talks with Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Saad Hariri to relay Israel's position on the demarcation of the land and maritime border between the two countries.

Hariri Upbeat on Lebanon's Economic Situation

The government on Thursday convened in a regular session chaired by Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the Grand Serail, with 34 items listed on its agenda. Speaking at the beginning of the session, Hariri said that the approval of a power plan has reflected positively on financial markets, adding that it has boosted investors’ confidence in the future of the Lebanese economy.

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