Israel/Lebanon: Statement by the Spokesperson on the signing of the agreement on the maritime boundary

October 31, 2022
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The European Union warmly welcomes the signing of the agreement on the delineation of the maritime boundary between Lebanon and Israel.

The EU congratulates Israel and Lebanon on this landmark achievement and commends the role of the US in facilitating negotiations.

This historic agreement will contribute to the stability and prosperity of the two neighbours as well as to that of the wider region.

The EU encourages the parties to continue their constructive engagement.

The EU stands ready to continue developing its partnerships with both Israel and Lebanon and supporting efforts towards regional cooperation for the benefit of all.

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Countries covered:

  • Israel
  • Lebanon