Israel said it fully supported Cyprus
Μπήκαν οι υπογραφές στο μνημόνιο συναντίληψης για τον EuroAsia Interconnector
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Tuesday that his country wishes to participate in the trilateral cooperation among Cyprus, Greece, and Israel in the energy field, saying his country is a "natural continuation" geographically.
He also said his country wishes to enhance its relations with Cyprus, particularly in the fields of energy, economy, and investments.
Prime Minister Kyriakos expressed great expectations after the signing of a trilateral agreement with Cyprus and Israel for the construction of the EastMed pipeline.
The PM described the agreement as the crowning achievement of the new geopolitical partnership with Cyprus and Israel, which creates new realities in the eastern Mediterranean.
Greece, Israel and Cyprus signed a deal Thursday to build an undersea pipeline to carry gas from new offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe.
The 1,900-kilometer (1,300-mile) EastMed pipeline is intended to provide an alternative gas source for energy-hungry Europe, which is largely dependent on supplies from Russia and the Caucasus region.
Greece, Israel and Cyprus have signed a deal for an undersea pipeline designed to carry gas from offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe.
The deal was signed during a ceremony at Zappeion Hall by the three countries' energy ministers, Costis Hatzidakis, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Yuval Steinitz.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (r) talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (l) during a meeting in Athens, Thursday. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis holds meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, who are in Athens for the signing of the EastMed natural gas pipeline agreement between Greece, Israel and Cyprus.