Egypt, Israel and the European Union on June 15 signed an agreement to increase sales of liquefied natural gas to EU countries that seek to reduce dependence on energy supplies from Russia, reports the Associated Press.
According to the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyenan agreement signed at a five-star hotel in Cairo, provides that Israel will send more gas through Egypt, which has the capacity to liquefy it for export by sea.
“What a special moment, von der Leyen said at a joint press conference with the energy ministers of Egypt and Israel. — I warmly welcome the signing of this historic agreement.”.
She also said the agreement is part of Europe’s efforts to diversify energy sources and import hydrocarbons not from Russia, but from “other reliable…