The eastern Mediterranean gas field that has been put up for tender by Lebanon, and is expected to be developed by an international consortium of energy companies, belongs to Israel, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday.

“They [Lebanon] are announcing a tender on the gas field, including Block 9, which is ours by any definition,” Lieberman said at a conference in Tel Aviv.

The Israeli minister said that the respectable companies participating in the tender were making a major mistake, as their involvement in the project contradicts any rules and practices.

In December, the Lebanese government approved provisions for the right to explore two energy blocks, namely Block 4 and Block 9, in Lebanon to the consortium of Russia’s Novatek natural gas producer with France’s Total and Italy’s Eni.
Lebanon launched its first oil and gas production licensing auction in January 2017, opening five of ten of its Mediterranean blocks up for international bids.

Lebanon, together with Israel, Cyprus and Egypt, sits on the Levant Basin in the eastern Mediterranean, where new gas fields have been revealed in 2009. Two Lebanese offshore blocks now lie within a triangle of maritime territory claimed by Israel.

Source: Sputnik

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Oh, yeah. Have we all forgotten?…Israel owns everything and everyone.

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The only thing they don’t own is the Truth.

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The non-Semitic Polish-Lithuanian squatters and this Moldovan bouncer can dig and claim all they want, in Poland and Moldova respectively, NOT Palestine.

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DNA tests prove them to be Semitic my friend… They don’t give a f*ck about what you think, like it or not, the land belong to them, so does the EEZ, not to Arabs… BTW, Arabs are NOT from the Levant : they invaded it, thus, Levantines are actually Semitics and thus are… Jews too!!! In fact, the “Greater Israel” is already there, between the Nile and the Euphrates, DNA tests prove this! The Goebbelsian “big lie” sheltering the public from the truth is already void for all those searching history (which is my case, but now DNA proves this… Read more »

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Who told you that east Europe Russian Zios are semetic! are crazy or you think that DNA as Torah we can change it any time …!Those Khazar converted Jews are strangers here in the middle east, have no roots or civilization here. They are forced here by Rothchild banks and the colonial Imperialism. We are fighting them 100 years by all means of power until they go back to their mother countries. You are liar Zionist terrorist racist criminal apartheid settler .