Israel, Greece and Cyprus will continue to cooperate on natural
gas projects, including exporting gas to Europe, Israeli Foreign
Minister Yair Lapid said, Trend reports citing Xinhua.
Lapid made the remarks after holding a trilateral meeting in the
Greek capital Athens with Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias
and Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Lapid's office
said in a statement.
The Israeli top diplomat said the war in Ukraine is changing the
structure of the European and Middle Eastern energy markets. "There
are risks here, but there are also opportunities which we must
examine together," he was quoted as saying.
Israel, Greece and Cyprus are "examining additional economic
cooperation, with an emphasis on the energy market," Lapid
The three states are also looking at ways to cooperate in a
series of fields, first and foremost in regional security, to fight
"terrorism in the region," he said.
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