Israel, Greece and Cyprus to Explore Building Joint Gas Pipeline to Europe

Israel, Greece and Cyprus will explore the possibility of building a natural gas pipeline to Europe, tapping huge gas reserves discovered in the eastern Mediterranean in recent years, leaders of the three countries said yesterday.
Groups of specialists will be appointed to assess the pipeline idea, and plans are proceeding to create an undersea  electricity cable to Europe, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters in Nicosia.
“These are two practical things we are moving on,” Netanyahu said, flanked by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades. “These are momentous goals and by working together we can advance them more effectively than we can separately,” Netanyahu added. Tsipras said Greece can act as a bridge for the transfer of east Mediterranean gas to the rest of the European Union… Read more: Haaretz