14 October 2020

Secretary-General Welcomes Launch of Talks on Lebanon-Israel Maritime Boundary Talks, Pledging Full United Nations Support Pending Final Agreed Outcome

The following statement was issued by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the launch today of discussions on the delineation of the Lebanon-Israel maritime boundary, following the framework agreement announced on 1 October.

The United Nations, through its representatives, is fully committed to supporting the parties in the discussions, as requested by them, as they work towards a final agreed outcome.

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