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Schenker to travel to Lebanon to partake in opening session of negotiations between Israel and Lebanon

The US Department of State issued on Monday a statement Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Border, Negotiations, UN, Israel, Lebanon,Schenker,The US Department of State issued on Monday a statement
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Schenker to travel to Lebanon to partake in opening session of negotiations between Israel and Lebanon
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The US Department of State issued on Monday a statement in which it said that US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker will travel to Lebanon, Morocco, and the United Kingdom October 12 – October 21. 
 
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“Hosted by UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis, Assistant Secretary Schenker will facilitate the opening session of negotiations between the governments of Israel and Lebanon on their maritime boundary. He will be joined by Ambassador John Desrocher, who will serve as the U.S. mediator for these negotiations,” the statement added.
 
“As announced on October 1, the framework agreement to commence discussions on the maritime boundary is a vital step forward that offers the potential to yield greater stability, security, and prosperity for Lebanese and Israeli citizens alike,”  the statement stressed.
 
The US Department also noted Schenker, joined by Ambassador David T. Fischer, will meet in Morocco with government officials to discuss opportunities for increasing economic and security cooperation to further promote the U.S.-Morocco strategic partnership. 
 
“On October 20, the Assistant Secretary will travel to London to meet with his UK counterparts for discussions on recent developments in the Middle East and North Africa,” the statement concluded by saying.
 
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