The diplomat considered that the final agreement would be in the interest of both parties and indicated that the process of gas extraction from the Mediterranean Sea can meet Europe’s need, the newspaper reported.
Rudakov stressed that the border demarcation should be carried out in accordance with internationally recognized demarcation techniques or by means of a special pact between the two countries.
The ambassador’s remarks came during a negotiation meeting organized in the southern city of Tyre in the context of the activities for the Russian National Day.
The official also stressed the strong relations between the Russian and Lebanese peoples, while he praised Tyre’s role when a twinning agreement was signed between that city and Novorossiysk in the educational and cultural sectors.
A week ago, President Michel Aoun defended the country’s sovereign right to invest in its water wealth when he received US mediator Amos Hochstein in the dispute against Israel.