EU: Greece Plays Important Role in Independence from Russian Gas
Greece will play a significant role in developing independence from Russian fuel in Southeastern Europe, which currently relies heavily on fuel from the country, according to the European Commission. Infrastructure for transit and imports that is currently under construction in...
US Abandons EastMed Pipeline Plan
The US has seemingly abandoned the EastMed pipeline that would have brought gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe via Cyprus and Greece, and many Representatives are not happy. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) sent a stern letter...
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...
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