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Egyptian and Greek leaders back Cypriot upstream gas plans

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi have reportedly agreed to back Cyprus’s upstream gas plans
By Staff reporter 12 October 2018 0 32885

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi have reportedly agreed to back Cyprus’s upstream gas plans at a meeting on the Greek island of Crete.

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades also attended the summit. Greece and Egypt pledged their support despite Turkish opposition to the plans.