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The shocking facts behind the gas fields in the Eastern Mediterranean

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22.01.2020

The gas fields controlled by the Israeli enemy in the Eastern Mediterranean, from which Egypt imports gas today, are Egyptian fields located in the Egyptian economic waters, as confirmed by many sources. This is clearly demonstrated by a quick measurement of distances using any tool available to the public, which means that the Egyptian government relinquished the Egyptian people’s right to the Mediterranean Sea to Israel and then bought the gas at a high price. In addition to this, it established the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum with Israel, Greece, Greek Cyprus, Italy, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority, but did not include Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. It then launched with its partners the founding framework to transform it into an international organisation to prevent the Turkish presence in the energy equation in the Mediterranean.

The Egyptian government provides three services at once to Israel in the context of this one matter alone. First, it relinquished the gas fields to Israel, bought gas from Israel, and protected its interests in the Mediterranean. There is no point in this case, to talk about the fact that the Turkish presence clashes with Israeli interests in the Mediterranean and at the same time serves the Egyptian........

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