A long-running dispute between Israel and Lebanon may soon be resolved.
Both countries lay claim to the same stretch of ocean in the eastern Mediterranean, that could contain lucrative gas deposits.
A US mediator has sent a proposal to both countries to demarcate their border.
Lebanon’s government and Hezbollah have welcomed the offer.
Israel’s Prime Minister Yair Lapid also supports the deal, but former PM Benjamin Netanyahu called it an ‘illegal hijacking’ of Israeli territory.
So what is at stake here?
Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault
Laury Haytayan – Oil and Gas Analyst
Russell Shalev – Researcher, Kohelet Policy Forum
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