Cyprus To Discuss Energy Search With Lebanon

Cyprus President Demetris Christofias will pay an official visit to Lebanon Thursday to
discuss the prospects of cooperation in the exploitation of offshore oil and gas.

Christofias will hold talks with President Michel Sleiman “to review economic issues and growth prospects that are opening up in the region in relation to the discovery of large reserves of hydrocarbons,” an official announcement said Monday.

 An agreement has been held up in the Lebanese parliament due to Beirut’s dispute with Israel over sea borders. 

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