Israel-Lebanon Offshore Oil & Gas Dispute – Rules of International Maritime Law

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Tensions between Lebanon and Israel have been running high during the last months due to a over rights to newly discovered natural oil and reserves in the Mediterranean Sea. Formally at war for years, and without diplomatic relations, Israel and Lebanon have never agreed on a delimitation of their boundaries.

Keywords: International Maritime Law, International Law, Lebanon, Israel, , Oil, Gas, Diplomatic Relations, UNIFIL, delimitation, maritime boundaries

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