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U.S. Mediator Says ‘Very Good Progress’ in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The U.S. mediator in talks to resolve a maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon said on Friday that the negotiations have made “very good progress.”

Amos Hochstein landed in Lebanon on Friday morning for a lightning round of talks with top officials. He spoke immediately after a meeting with President Michel Aoun, deputy speaker of parliament Elias Bou Saab and head of General Security Abbas Ibrahim.

(Reporting by Maya Gebeily; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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