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Egypt ready to help with Gaza Marine natural gas field

Palestnian officials claim the project has been complicated by Israel, which controls the coastal waters off Gaza.
The beach in Beit Lahia looks out on the towers of an Israeli power plant in the city of Ashkelon, Gaza Strip, Dec. 15, 2021.

CAIRO — Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek el-Mulla reiterated his country’s support for Palestine’s right to benefit from its own natural resources, namely the Gaza Marine natural gas field.

During a meeting in Cairo June 14, Mulla told the chairman of the board of directors of the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF), Mohammad Mustafa, that Egypt will spare no effort to help support the Palestinian economy in light of the strong relations binding Egypt and the Palestinian  Authority.

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