Lebanon was reportedly informed about the negotiations’ postponement by the U.S. delegation that has been taking part in them as a mediator.
The mediators will have bilateral contacts with both sides, a Lebanese security source told Reuters, to which an Israeli official confirmed the delay without giving any further details about the development.
Lebanon and Israel recently exchanged critical remarks regarding the former’s stance on the border demarcation.
This happened around a week ago, after Lebanese President Michel Aoun announced Lebanon’s starting point for the demarcation.
The announcement was followed by a comment from Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, who accused Lebanon of switching its position “7 times,” a claim that President Aoun called “baseless.”
Steinitz later invited Aoun to a face-to-face meeting in Europe, to which Aoun did not respond.
Notably, Israeli aircraft violated the Lebanese airspace and flew over several regions across the country on Monday, including over Beirut, at alternating altitudes that reportedly reached particularly low levels over the Nabatieh Governorate.