East Med

Cyprus to chair East Med Gas Forum

Cyprus will assume the first official Presidency of the Cairo-based Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) on January 2022, following Egypt’s inaugural term. It was decided at the fourth ministerial EMGF meeting in


Building the East Med Energy Corridor

By Natasa Pilides Signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Cyprus, Israel and Greece, on cooperation regarding the EuroAsia Interconnector Project marks another important milestone in our three countries’ joint efforts to promote


Electric arc across the eastern Med

By Costis Stambolis As work is in progress on the electric tie up between mainland Greece and the island of Crete, following completion in January of the first leg of the project with


Philia Forum must be more than a talking shop

By Cyril Widdershoven  The supra-regional meeting between Foreign Ministers of East Med and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in Athens was a media success.  In a joint declaration, Greece, Saudi Arabia,


Parliament to ratify East Med Gas Forum statute

The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has agreed to ratify the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) statute at the plenum on Thursday. Energy Minister Natasa Pilides told CNA after the parliamentary meeting

Future of East Med gas hangs in the balance

The future of East Med gas markets will be decided in the next couple of months, based on the outcome of the EU-Turkey discussions and the ongoing integration of the EMGF countries. 

EU says Turkey creating more tension in East Med

Turkey issuing another Navtex to conduct seismic survey activities affecting Greece and Cyprus maritime zones are deeply regrettable and disruptive, European Commission spokesman Peter Stano said. Stano was commenting on Turkey issuing


Turkey chided for East Med meddling

Turkey was criticised by the leaders of Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus for military meddling from Libya to the Caucuses, as well as aggressive oil and gas exploration in foreign waters, during a

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