WASHINGTON – The State Department is open to the possibility of an energy interconnection between Greece and Libya.
The U.S. State Department spokesperson said that the United States continues to support projects that promote the energy interconnection of the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa with Europe.
The officials clarified that the United States places special emphasis on electricity connections, as it believes that they help the energy transition process and enhance energy security.
The Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation, Farhat Bengdara, said that the country is considering the creation of two natural gas pipelines to Greece and the Egyptian city of Damietta.
Asked by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) about the possibility of creating a pipeline that would connect Greece to Libya, a State Department spokesperson replied that the development of resources in the Eastern Mediterranean should promote regional cooperation.