Video Duration 25 minutes 00 seconds
A long-running dispute between Israel and Lebanon may soon be resolved.
Both countries lay claim to the same stretch of ocean in the eastern Mediterranean that could contain lucrative gas deposits.
A US mediator has sent a written proposal to both nations to demarcate their border.
Lebanon’s government and Hezbollah have welcomed the offer. Israel’s Prime Minister Yair Lapid also supports the dealbut former leader Benjamin Netanyahu has labeled it an “illegal hijacking” of Israeli territory.
So what is at stake?
Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault
Laury Haytayan – Oil and gas analyst and political activist
Russell Shalev – Researcher, Kohelet Policy Forum