A time-consuming, costly and economically unsustainable project, he characterized its construction EastMed pipeline the assistant US Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. In her statements after the end of the meeting she had with the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Ms. Nuland said that at the moment we are going through a transitional period, until we are led to alternative sources and green growth. He noted that “this transitional period can not last ten years, as it is year required for the construction of the EastMed pipeline “.
“The idea there is to create a lot long pipeline in very deep water at about 10 years old and we believe that this is very expensive, not economically viable and will last very much“, Explained Ms. Nuland, emphasizing the importance of the transition to green energy, but in favor of projects that can be completed in a short period of time and shorter periods of time.
He added that the idea is for everyone to benefit, because there is a need for alternatives energy sources everywhere. He also said that ideas and possible options are being developed, which are for the benefit of all, noting that the countries in the region have realized that the dependence from Russian gas and oil is a bad choice.
Regarding the meeting he will have with his leader Turkish CypriotsErsin Tatar, Nuland noted that she will continue to support the United States in its efforts to resolve the Cyprus “In a bi-communal way, as we have always argued over time”
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