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Israel-Lebanon maritime border talks postponed amid impasse

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A source with the Lebanese military said Monday that an upcoming round of border talks with Israel due this week had been postponed.

News of the postponement of the session scheduled to take place on Wednesday came after Israel accused Lebanon of changing its stance in the negotiations.

“We were officially informed of the postponing of the indirect round of negotiations,” a Lebanese military source told AFP, adding that the request had been made by the US, which is brokering the talks.

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The announcement came as talks between representatives from the two countries on the maritime border appeared to reach a stalemate in recent days. UN peacekeeping military vehicles patrol near the post where the indirect talks between Israel and Lebanon were being held in the southern Lebanese border town of Naqoura, Lebanon,........

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