Israel And Lebanon Begin Talks On Their Disputed Sea Border With The U.S. As Mediator

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Joint US-UN statement says both sides reaffirmed their commitment to continue negotiations, which are scheduled to resume on October 28 
NAQURA, Lebanon — Lebanon and Israel, still technically at war, held unprecedented talks under UN and US auspices Wednesday to settle a maritime border dispute and clear the way for oil and gas exploration within “reasonable time.” 
In a joint statement afterward, the United States and the United Nations said the talks had been “productive” and that the delegates had “reaffirmed their commitment to continue negotiations later this month.” 
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