Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 26

27-Jun-2011

Lebanon

Lebanon Tells UN That Cyprus-Israel Delimitation Agreement Violates Its Rights

Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansur on 20 June wrote in a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that Beirut considers the offshore delimitation agreement signed by Cyprus and Israel earlier this year to be a violation of Lebanons sovereignty and economic rights and threatens peace and security in the area. Mr Mansur, who took over the post of...