Informations speak about Russian efforts for an agreement of an energy pipeline between Cyprus and Syria. Lavrov visited Cyprus, with direct flight of some minutes from Damascus.
This urgent trip of the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, from Damascus to Nicosia, successively focused on an economic agenda, had as its main purpose to lay the common ground for the implementation of this RussianMed. Taking advantage of the gap of EstMed , Russia seems willing to enter dynamically into the energy of the Eastern Mediterranean. As a countermeasure to Turkish ambitions in the region, Cyprus seems to welcome such a development , in which a superpower will create a strong compensation …
We must not forget that Syria has huge unexploited gas reserves in its maritime area ….