© Stocksak. FILEPHOTO: Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun delivers a televised speech at Baabda’s presidential palace on December 27, 2021. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS
BEIRUT (Stocksak) – Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun signed a letter approving a landmark U.S.-brokered deal laying out his country’s maritime boundary with Israel on Thursday, its top negotiator told reporters.
Elias Bou Saab spoke from the presidential palace and said that it marked a new era. He also stated that the letter would be submitted later Thursday to U.S. authorities at Naqoura’s southernmost border point.