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Opinion: East Med energy games

This is a rare diplomatic victory for Turkey, because of a rival coalition’s determination to keep it bottled up in at the shores of the Aegean and the Mediterranean at the expense of Greece and Greek Cypriotes.  Alas, it is a victory without meaning

Opinion: East Med energy games

 

Recently, Turkey signed a maritime borders demarcation treaty with the international recognized government of Libya, which among other things cuts through the route of the proposed underwater pipeline from Greek Croups to Italy.  This is a rare diplomatic victory for Turkey, because of a rival coalition’s determination to keep it bottled up in at the shores of the Aegean and the Mediterranean at the expense of Greece and Greek Cypriotes.  Alas, it is a victory without meaning. East Med hydrocarbons are too expensive to exploit.  Only a pipeline from Cyprus to Turkey would make sense, but Greek Cypriotes are very unlikely to concede to that.

 

 

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