Lebanon PM chides unofficial moves in Israel row after Hezbollah sends drones

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Lebanon PM chides unofficial moves in Israel row after Hezbollah sends drones
Hezbollah launched its operation on Saturday following long-standing but so far fruitless US-mediated efforts to agree on a maritime border.
By REUTERS
Published: JULY 4, 2022

Lebanon's prime minister on Monday criticized as risky and unacceptable any unofficial dealings over its sea border row with Israel, after the Hezbollah movement sent three drones towards an Israeli gas rig that were shot down. Hezbollah launched its operation on Saturday following long-standing but so far fruitless US-mediated efforts to agree on a maritime border between the two countries near an area where Israel has made large natural gas discoveries.

"Lebanon considers that any action outside the framework of the state's responsibility and the diplomatic context in which the negotiations are happening is unacceptable and exposes (Lebanon) to unnecessary risks," a statement by the office of Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati office said.

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