Parliament ratifies Cyprus – Egypt agreement on subsea natural gas pipeline

An agreement between Cyprus and Egypt on a direct subsea natural gas pipeline between the two countries was ratified on Friday by the plenary of the House of Representatives.

The agreement was ratified with 34 votes in favour and 16 abstentions.

The bill which was urgently tabled for a vote today, was discussed earlier at parliamentary committee level.

Both MPs and actors involved said it was a “milestone” agreement.

The bilateral agreement was signed in Nicosia on September 19, 2018.

Source: Cyprus News Agency