Commerce Minister said Cyprus can supply Europe with natural gas
Cypriot Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Neoclis Sylikiotis has stressed the prospects of supplying Europe with natural gas.
“The finding of natural gas resources in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zones creates the prospect of shaping a new route of supplying Europe with energy,” Sylikiotis said, speaking after a meeting with opposition Democratic Rally leader Nicos Anastasiades.
In addition, Sylikiotis stressed that the finding of natural gas resources creates hopes for the people and the country of Cyprus. He pointed out that the political leadership of Cyprus, through collective efforts, should turn these hopes into a specific outcome.
Sylikiotis briefed Anastasiades on the latest developments in issues related with energy. Specifically, he briefed him on the developments regarding natural gas, the discussion that is taking place with Noble Energy, the efforts to bring natural gas to the island the soonest possible in order to reduce the cost of producing electricity, and the second licensing round.
Source: Cyprus News Agency