Israel-Turkish pipeline hinges on Cyprus issue solution

Staff members work on a Homer Ferrington rig operated by Noble Energy in the east Mediterranean, November 21, 2011. There is a serious risk for Cyprus gas to remain stranded for a while unless prices go up, a Cyprus expert told New Europe in Athens, October 25, 2016.

Gazprom strives to secure its market in Turkey, fighting against additional Azeri, Iranian, Kurdish or East Mediterranean gas.

ATHENS – The rapprochement between Tel Aviv and Ankara will give fresh impetus to a pipeline from Israel to Turkey, experts told New Europe in Athens on October 25.

During a meeting of Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz and his Turkish counterpart Berat Albaryrak at the World Energy Council in Istanbul on October 13, Tel Aviv and Ankara agreed to examine the feasibility of the pipeline.

“The ratification of the bilateral relations between Israel and Turkey possibly makes this project ...

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