Gantz, Blinken talk Lebanon, with Beirut optimistic about maritime border deal

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Gantz, Blinken talk Lebanon, with Beirut optimistic about maritime border deal
Their call came on the heel of US President Joe Biden's visit to the Middle East, during which he visited both Israel and Saudi Arabia.
By LAHAV HARKOV, REUTERS
Published: JULY 30, 2022

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed maritime border talks between Israel and Lebanon in a phone call on Saturday. The conversation took place a day after Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdallah Bou Habib said he is more optimistic than ever that an agreement will be reached. Among the topics Gantz and Blinken discussed was “the need to pursue an agreement on the maritime border between Israel and Lebanon and the necessary American involvement in it,” according to a Defense Ministry statement.

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