European Commission President’s visit to Jerusalem on Monday is to advance an EC proposal to acquire Israeli natural-gas via Cairo, that would reduce European reliance on energy imports from Russia.
By LAHAV HARKOV
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is expected to arrive in Israel on Monday, as Jerusalem, Cairo and Brussels make strides toward a natural-gas export deal.
The European Union Embassy in Israel said von der Leyen was arriving “to advance relations between the EU and Israel, especially cooperation in the area of energy. The president will also discuss with Israeli government representatives the global reaction to the food crisis and the situation in the Middle East.” Continue Reading »