Gas pipeline focus of ‘historic’ talks between Israeli, Greek and Cypriot leaders

NICOSIA – Israel, Cyprus and Greece decided at their first ever tripartite meeting to set up a steering committee to look into laying a gas pipeline from Israel to Cyprus, and then to Greece for further export to Europe.

The decision was announced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, standing next to Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Each leader delivered a statement noting the historic nature of the meeting, and highlighting the possibilities this emerging alliance has for the region. They did not answer any questions from the press.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Gas-pipeline-focus-of-historic-talks-between-Israeli-Greek-and-Cypriot-leaders-443120

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