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East Med Gas Feasible Only Through Turkey, Erdogan Says

The EastMed pipeline project, which aimed to bring natural gas from Israel directly to Europe cannot become a reality without Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. “This is not a project that can be materialized. They (the...

Why is the U.S. Pulling the Plug on the EastMed Pipeline?

The ambitious EastMed pipeline project for bringing natural gas from Israel directly to Europe via sea is undermined by the United States

Cyprus Defies Turkey’s Threats; Continues Research into Island’s EEZ

Cyprus defied threats from Turkey and sent the Greek-Cypriot research vessel Nautical Geo to conduct seismic surveys in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on Friday. The vessel, under Maltese flag, has entered block 1 of the EEZ, south of Limassol....

How the US Helped Bring About EastMed Pipeline Deal

The crucial energy deal between Greece, Cyprus and Israel which was signed on Thursday is an important step in the geostrategic establishment of Greece as a pillar of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean. At the same time it is equally...

Greece, Cyprus and Israel Set to Sign EastMed Pipeline Agreement

The nations of Israel, Greece and Cyprus will sign a trilateral agreement on Thursday which will lay the groundwork for a planned 1,900-kilometer (1,181 mile) gas pipeline connecting Israel’s offshore natural gas fields with Europe. The deal for the Eastern...

January will Find Greece in a Diplomacy Marathon

The first month of 2020 will be one of intense diplomatic activity for the Greek prime minister and the foreign affairs ministry, mostly because of Turkey's provocations and energy issues. Un January, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and pertinent ministers will...

American Chambers of Israel, Greece and Cyprus Praise EastMed Act

The American Chambers of Commerce of Israel, Greece and Cyprus recently issued a joint statement following US President Donald Trump's signing of the EastMed Act. The organizations of the three Mediterranean states, which have created a strong strategic partnership in the...

Cyprus-Greece-Israel Partnership is "Open" to Other Countries

The partnership between Cyprus, Greece and Israel is not exclusive and the three countries welcome cooperation with other like-minded parties, Israel's ambassador to Cyprus stated on Monday. Speaking ahead of the next trilateral summit, Ambassador Shmuel Revel told the Cyprus...

Greek, Cypriot, Israeli Leaders Agree Gas Pipeline

A joint pipeline that could feed 20 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Europe is a project discussed between the leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Israel in a trilateral meeting in Nicosia. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Israeli Prime...