Cyprus Parliament ratifies EastMed pipeline agreement

Cyprus’ House of Representatives ratified on Friday the EastMed natural gas pipeline.

The agreement, which was ratified by legislators with 47 votes in favour and 2 abstentions, provides for the construction of a system of pipelines for the transport of natural gas from Eastern Mediterranean to supply European markets.

The intergovernmental agreement for the construction of the EastMed natural gas pipeline was signed on January 2, 2020, at Zappeion Megaron, in Athens, by Greece`s Environment and Energy Minister Kostis Hadzidakis, Cyprus` Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steiniz.


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