Security cabinet votes to advance Lebanon maritime border deal
(Worthy News) – Israel’s security cabinet voted Wednesday to move to the final stage of the approval process for the maritime border agreement with Lebanon.
The deal now advances to the full cabinet, which is expected to approve the deal.
The assembled ministers approved Prime Minister Yair Lapid’s summary of the meeting, which stated: “There is importance and urgency in reaching a maritime agreement between Israel and Lebanon at this time. The members of the cabinet expressed their support for advancing the approval process for agreement by the cabinet.” [ Source (Read More…) ]
Maritime border deal with Lebanon to be presented for Knesset review on Wednesday
The US-brokered agreement to demarcate a maritime border between Israel and Lebanon will come up for Knesset review on Wednesday, the parliament’s chairman announced amid opposition fury over the deal.
Knesset Speaker Mickey Levy, a member of Prime Minister Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party, said he would convene the plenum so the deal can be swiftly reviewed by MKs.
He cited “the importance of the matter” and a request from the cabinet secretary for the Knesset to meet over the recess for the Jewish High Holidays. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More…) ]