February 7, 2018 / 2:11 PM / 10 months ago

Israel says seeks diplomatic solution to Med gas spat with Lebanon

JERUSALEM, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Israel seeks a foreign-mediated diplomatic resolution with Lebanon over a disputed Mediterranean gas field, the Israeli energy minister said on Wednesday after a surge in hostile rhetoric between the enemy countries.

“We hope for, and are prepared to move forward on, a diplomatic resolution to this matter,” Yuval Steinitz told the Ynet news site when asked about the Block 9 field, for which Lebanon has issued an oil and gas exploration tender, drawing condemnation from Israel’s defence minister last week. (Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by Alison Williams)

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