BIN: Plans for an ambitious underwater natural gas pipeline dominated a trilateral summit between Israel, Greece and Cyprus in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Thursday.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades said plans would be expedited to develop a pipeline to carry natural gas from Israeli and Cypriot reserves in the eastern Mediterranean to Europe.
At over 2,000 kilometers in length and costing over $6 billion dollars, the so called East-Med pipeline would be among the world’s longest.
“We agreed to fast track our common actions towards the new [gas] pipeline which will connect Israel and Cyprus with Greece and the rest of Europe,” Tsipras said at a press conference following the summit. more …
Opinion: Before I write one more word, check out two April 3, 2017 headlines:
- Financial Times here: “Israel Signs Pipeline Deal To Export Gas To Europe”
- DW (.com) here: “EU to Cut Dependency On Russia With Israel Pipeline”
If you have been coming to this site for any length of time, you will have guessed to which prophetic war these developments could lead.
Making matters even more interesting all three leaders agreed to expedite the construction to reduce the original target date of 2025 for completion.
One more clue: Europe is Russia’s biggest gas customer.
If you are here for the first time see Bible Prophecy 101 chapter 6, Pre-Tribulation wars and conflicts here.