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ONGOING DEVELOPMENTS IN HYDROCARBON RESEARCH BETWEEN GREECE AND CYPRUS
Minister and Deputy Environment Minister Evangelos Livieratos and Asimakis Papageorgiou held meetings on Tuesday with the Energy Minister of Cyprus George Lakkotrypis, focusing on developments in research for hydrocarbons in Greece and Cyprus.
Livieratos briefed his Cypriot counterpart on the government's handlings in the sector of hydrocarbon research, excavation and utilisation, while also referring to the next steps Greece is scheduling regarding the managing of its energy sources.
On his part, Lakkotrypis referred to the initiatives that the Republic of Cyprus has undertaken for the exploitation of deposits and provided a briefing on the international contacts he had recently with counterparts of his in the wider region.
The two ministers expressed their commitment on the continuation and intensification of the close bilateral cooperation between Greece and Cyprus in the energy sector.
Tripartite cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Israel, that has started at technical level on energy infrastructures issues, was examined in the meeting with Papageorgiou.