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New U.S. Idea on Maritime Border With Lebanon Buoys Israelis

The proposed line is closer to Lebanon’s demand, but Jerusalem wants to prevent a clash and is optimistic that the dispute will be settled in the near future

Amos Harel
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Amos Hochstein, the U.S. envoy mediating between Lebanon and Israel over their disputed maritime economic border, presented the parties last week with a new compromise proposal regarding the exact route of the border in the Mediterranean Sea.

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