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Bassil receives Satterfield, tackles border demarcation

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Bassil receives Satterfield, tackles border demarcation
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Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil received Tuesday Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield, tasked with sponsoring the negotiation between Lebanon and Israel regarding the land and maritime border demarcation, in the presence of US Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard.

 
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Satterfield informed Bassil of the detailed steps he conducted over the past weeks whether in the United States or in Israel.

 

Both sides agreed on the necessity to reach a solution to the issue to preserve Lebanon's oil interests.

 

Satterfield in expected to continue his meetings with the Lebanese officials and will inform Bassil of the outcome of his meetings with Speaker Nabih Berri and PM Saad Hariri.

 

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