Cyprus Offers Mediation Energy Dispute Between Lebanon, Israel
From The Mercury
Both Lebanon and Israel claim a small maritime area of 850 square kilometers. The dispute has held up ratification of the 2007 Lebanese-Cypriot agreement, defining Exclusive Economic Zones among the three countries. It has also led to bitter exchanges and threats between Israel and Lebanon.
Neither immediately commented on the mediation offer from Cyprus.
Lebanon and Israel remain technically in a state of war and have fought several battles over the past four decades.
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