President Aoun asserts Lebanese right to invest natural ressources in the exclusive economic zone

SourceNational News Agency - Lebanon
SectorEconomy
CountryLebanon

NNA – President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, chaired a meeting for members of the Lebanese team to the indirect negotiations to demarcate the southern maritime borders, attended by Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, today at Baabda Palace.

The delegation: Head of the team, Pilot Brigadier, General Bassam Yassin, Marine Colonel Mazen Basbous, expert Naguib Masih, and member of the Petroleum Sector Administration Board, Engineer Wissam Shabat.

The President�s Military and Security Advisor, Brigadier Paul Matar, also participated in the meeting.

Developments since the meetings were suspended last December, and developments regarding the contacts made to resume these meetings, were addressed.

President Aoun gave his directives to the members of the negotiating delegation, and stressed the importance of correcting maritime borders in accordance with international laws and regulations, in addition to the Lebanese right to invest natural resources in

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