Senator Ted Cruz (Texas-R) expressed concern Sunday over an emerging deal between Israel and Lebanon, which could fix the maritime boundary between the two countries and enable Lebanon to drill natural gas reserves partially located in waters currently claimed by Israel.

Following praise for the deal from Hassan Nasrallah – chairman of the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah – Cruz said he was “troubled” by the apparent pressure applied by the Biden administration on Israel to make concessions to Lebanon, and called for a congressional probe of the matter.

“I am deeply troubled that Biden officials pressured our Israeli allies to hand over their territory to the Iran-controlled terrorist group Hezbollah,” Cruz tweeted. “Another topic for the next Republican Congress to investigate.”

On Saturday, Nasrallah hailed the direction maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel had taken, claiming they signaled a victory for Beirut.... Read More: Arutz-7