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The group seeks to 'own' the gas portfolio as yet another casus belli it claims against Israel.
"Already during Operation Protection Edge, there were attempts to damage our platform, and luckily, these weapons were not accurate enough and did not succeed in causing harm."
Part of Block 9 contains waters disputed with neighboring Israel but the consortium has said it has no plans to drill in the disputed area.
Relations between Cairo and Ankara have been strained since then army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi toppled President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.
Israel and Lebanon are in dispute over where the line between their exclusive economic zones lies.
By GLOBES/AMIRAM BARKAT,SONIA GORODEISKY/ GLOBES
Total's chief executive said that its investment decision hinges on the renewal of US sanctions waivers.
According to the movement, the Jordanian Energy Minister stated that "Jordan has not canceled the memorandum of intent it signed with Israel.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The discussion will take place after PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Sunday Jordan has canceled its decision to import gas from Israel.
Egypt has also signed a letter stating its intent to sign an agreement to receive natural gas from Leviathan, but has not yet followed through with those plans.
Following the reports, the Jordanian BDS movement relaunched its social media campaign against gas imports from Israel that was first launched in September 2014.
On January 8, the ISIS branch in Egypt, Sinai Province, attacked the El-Arish pipeline to Jordan, blowing up the pipeline which carries gas from Egypt to the Hashemite Kingdom.
The new US administration has shown its support for Saudi Arabia with this year’s weapons deal is a last ditch attempt to keep the Petrodollar alive.
By BOB MASON/FXEMPIRE
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