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East Mediterranean Gas Forum to Be Held in Nicosia

October 14, 2022

NICOSIA – The EMGF (East Mediterranean Gas Forum) is held on Friday in Nicosia in the presence of the Greek, Egyptian and Jordanian Environment and Energy Ministers Kostas Skrekas, Tarek El Molla and Saleh Al-Kharabsheh respectively.

The agenda includes important issues, such as the energy transition and energy security, the decarbonization of natural gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as the role that the Eastern Mediterranean can play in the EU’s energy security.

The opening of the conference will be announced by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt, Israel, France, Italy, Jordan and Palestine participate as members in the EMGF, while the EU, the World Bank and the USA have Observer status.

At 19:00 the opening ceremony of construction works of the EuroAsia Interconnector project for the Cyprus-Crete section will be held at the Presidential Mansion.

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