Energy cooperation with Israel deepens
Greece, Israel and Cyprus discussed the potential for a long-term energy connection linking the Arabian peninsula with Europe during the trilateral summit in Nicosia on Monday between Prime Ministers Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Benjamin Netanyahu and Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides.
Despite the fact that the EuroAsia Interconnector - the electricity interconnection between Israel, Cyprus and Greece - is the most advanced project, they discussed the possibility of connecting this cooperation to existing agreements in the Abraham Accords and those under negotiation, particularly in the energy sector. Netanyahu referred to the possibility of an infrastructure and electrical link between Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, Israel, Cyprus, Greece and Europe.
With the the production of surplus energy from renewable energy sources (RES) in Arab countries a given, the EU has an...