The EuroAsia Interconnector project Promoter welcomes the support of the Governments of Cyprus – Greece – Israel for the Electricity Interconnection Project.
NICOSIA, 1st February 2016 – The leaders of the Governments of Cyprus, Greece and Israel re-affirmed during the historic Tripartite Meeting on 28th January 2016 in Nicosia their full support towards the Project EuroAsia InterConnector, the submarine electric cable with length of 1518 km, which will connect the electricity grids of Israel, Greece and Cyprus with mainland Europe. As noted by the leaders themselves the Electricity Interconnection will significantly contribute towards achieving the strategic objectives of enhancing energy security and the energy markets of the countries concerned.
We express our thanks and our appreciation to the three leaders for their support and welcome the vision and the deepening of the cooperation between the three countries, which opens up significant prospects in the energy sector. We are working hard to implement the EuroAsia Interconnector project and achieve daily progress in cooperation with the relevant authorities in each country, the European Commission and we are working to complete the Electricity Interconnection between Cyprus, Greece and Israel, according to the completion timeframes 2017, 2019 and 2022 as approved by the European Commission.