Report: Egypt cancels deal to supply gas to Israel

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 22, 2012 21:41




The Egyptian government Sunday informed Egyptian Mediterranean Gas (EMG), the company which provides natural gas to Israel, that it was unilaterally cancelling the deal to supply Israel with the natural resource, Globes reported.

The supply of gas from Egypt to Israel has been cut off numerous times in the past year as the result of repeated attacks on the pipeline by saboteurs in the Sinai Peninsula.

The supply of gas has been cut off since April 5th, when saboteurs attacked the pipeline for the fourteenth time since the uprising began which saw the ouster of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in February 2011.

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