12.07.2011 10.Tammus, 5771
Lebanon warns Israel against sea-border demarcation
FM Mansur says Beirut will complain to UN: "This is a de facto policy that will not bring peace for Israel"; Lebanese Army chief urges restraint.
Lebanon’s president and foreign minister on Monday rebuked Israel for its plan to mark the two countries’ maritime border, vowing to wage a diplomatic offensive to thwart Jerusalem’s efforts to ensure unrestricted access to lucrative natural gas reserves.
“Israel’s measures have created a new point of tension in the region and threaten peace and security across this region,” Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said in Beirut, claiming the frontier, as proposed by Israel, cut through Lebanon’s economic zone….