Prospects of a joint Israeli-Cypriot-Greek gas pipeline to Italy top of Tuesday’s trilateral summit in Nicosia

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has talked about the possibility of laying a joint Israeli-Cypriot-Greek gas pipeline to Italy, noting that exporting Israeli gas to Europe could help the countrys economy.

Speaking at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting this morning, he said “On Tuesday I will leave for Nicosia for the fourth meeting with the leaders of Cyprus and Greece. I will discuss with them a series of issues, first and foremost the feasibility of laying a joint Israeli-Cypriot-Greek gas pipeline to Italy.”

The export of Israeli gas to Western Europe, Netanyahu points out, “could make a very significant contribution to the Israeli economy.”

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will host a meeting on Tuesday with the prime ministers of Israel and Greece.

Source: Cyprus News Agency