Between Israel and Lebanon becomes ripe new territorial dispute
On this time Tel - Abib and Beirut cannot to divide … Mediterranean the sea. Two neighbouring countries have intoned new sea borders, which are imposed against each other
Israel and Lebanon, to these a time formally being in a status wars, have asked about intervention the United Nations. The reason to to strain of relations between neighbours became a recent find in Mediterranean the sea the Israeli geologists two large deposits gas.
Tamara`s Deposit is in 90 kilometres from northern coasts Israel and it is considered The largest find of gas in the world in 2009. Gas production on it will begin presumably in 2014.
In the past to year geologists have found a deposit the Leviathan, which is in 45 kilometres from coast. It the largest gas a deposit found in the past decade. Now on it pass probation chisel works.
Israel now completely depends from deliveries of energy carriers from - for a boundary. The problem has become aggravated after recent diversions on a gas pipeline, on which in Israel there is an Egyptian gas.
Meanwhile, finds gas deposits can to transform their owner from the importer energy carriers in the exporter. Israel already plans gas deliveries in Europe through Greece. However at first it is necessary to agree about sea borders with neighbours: Lebanon and Cyprus. Between Lebanon and Israel, by the way, to these a time is not present even overland border. It now is spent at the help of the United Nations after a conclusion in 2000 Israeli armies with the south Lebanon so named Blue a line.
the Prime minister - the minister Israel Benjamin Netanjahu has informed journalists that on Sunday the office has confirmed offers on an establishment of a sea line of demarcation with Lebanon. This week offers of Tel - Abib will be sent in a staff - United Nations apartment in New York.
However Israeli Map does not coincide with Lebanese, sent in the United Nations in the beginning of it year. The Minister of Energy of Lebanon Gebran Bassil asserts that Beirut at its drawing up firmly adhered to the international laws and contracts. The Lebanese minister also has warned that Beirut will not suffer infringement of the sea rights and larceny of the power resources.