Cyprus Egypt Gas Agreement

Later in the same month, the RoC defined thirteen zones (called « blocks ») in its EEZ and offered eleven in the following months. [8] Turkey, which has not signed the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, claims Block 3 of the Cypriot EEZ as part of its continental shelf. [9] In September 2018, Egypt and Cyprus signed an agreement for the establishment of the maritime gas pipeline project. Egyptian and Cypriot officials are in « in-depth talks » on a gas pipeline project linking the two countries, Al Mal reports, citing an unnamed government official. Construction of the pipeline is proceeding as planned despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the official said, without giving data or milestones.

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