Athens harbours big hopes for Egypt energy deal, keeps eye on Turkey's role

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Egypt, Energy, European Union, Turkey
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Europe’s need to secure cheaper energy could be resolved by an ambitious project being promoted by Egypt and Greece, although the role of Turkey in the region could play a vital role.

Athens and Cairo signed in 2021 an agreement to build a large electricity cable connecting the two countries. It was the first such agreement between Europe and Africa in the southeastern Mediterranean.

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