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Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Egypt in the News on 21 January 2020

This morning in the foreign press: Egypt is apparently “unruffled” by Israel’s pipeline project that would allow it to ship gas directly to Europe without using Egypt as an intermediary, writes Hagar Hosny for Al Monitor. Greece, Cyprus, and Israel earlier this month signed an agreement to move ahead with the project, but this is unlikely to do much to dent Egypt’s ambitions to emerge as a regional energy hub. World Energy Council member Maher Aziz said that Egyptian gas is bound to reach European shores, whether through a new agreement to link Egypt to the Israeli pipeline or through existing plans to link Egypt to Cyprus.

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