Lebanon 'heavily relies' on US to mediate maritime border talks

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Lebanon 'heavily relies' on US to mediate maritime border talks
President Aoun said Lebanon relies on the US after he met with US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker.
By EVE YOUNG
OCTOBER 17, 2020

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Friday that his country "heavily relies" on Washington to mediate talks with Israel on the maritime border, according to i24 news. Aoun expressed hope that the US would help the sides overcome any difficulties that they may face.

The comments were released by Aoun's office after he met with Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker. Aoun's office also reported that Schenker expressed his hope that the negotiations will conclude successfully and quickly.

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