Lebanon to Adopt 'Game Changer' stance in maritime border negotiations with Israel

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Lebanon to Adopt 'Game Changer' stance in maritime border negotiations with Israel

This is on top of the already disputed 860 square kilometer area that both sides say is in their respective Exclusive Economic Zone.

Lebanese negotiators are set to adopt a maximalist stance when the indirect talks to delineate the maritime border with Israel start again Wednesday - a game-changer position that brings what is currently an Israeli gas field into disputed territory.

Sources familiar with Lebanon's position at the negotiations with Israel told The Daily Star Tuesday that the Lebanese Army commander has ordered the country’s team of four negotiators to push for an additional 1,430 square kilometers to be included in Lebanese territory.

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Source: The Daily Star