The process of maritime border negotiations restarted this week with American mediator John Desrocher holding meetings in both Lebanon and Israel.
The Israeli newly-appointed Energy Minister Karine Elharrar expressed her government readiness to end the maritime border issue with Lebanon.
Speaking with Desrocher, she stressed the importance of the border negotiations and said Israel was willing to “consider creative solutions” to resolve the dispute, despite the recent change in the premiership.
Desrocher was in Lebanon earlier this week to meet with President Michel Aoun and discuss the latest developments in the negotiations.
In Baabda Presidential Palace, Aoun expressed his government’s desire to continue the indirect negotiations in Naqoura, stressing that the talks should be fair. “Israel cannot impose a unilateral view on the path of negotiations,” he said.