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Lebanon signs new electricity deal with Jordan, Syria

A previously announced agreement to export Egyptian gas to Lebanon has yet to come to fruition.
Lebanon's Energy Minister Walid Fayad (C) during the signing of a deal that will supply Lebanon with electricity, in Beirut on Jan. 26, 2022.

The Lebanese government announced today a new electricity deal with Syria and Jordan. 

Lebanon’s Water and Energy Minister Walid Fayad signed the agreement with his Syrian and Jordanian counterparts, Ghassan al-Zamel and Saleh al-Kharabsheh. The deal will send 250 megawatts of electricity from Jordan and Syria into Lebanon, the official National News Agency reported.

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