Greece, Cyprus, and Israel will reportedly sign an intergovernmental agreement for the EastMed gas pipeline in Tel Aviv on 20 March in the presence of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a sign of support from Washington for the project that is expected to transfer gas from the East Mediterranean Israeli and Cypriot fields across Greece and onto Italy.

Pompeo’s presence in the signing of the EastMed pipeline also sends a signal to Turkey and Russia about Washington’s willingness to protect ...

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