The assessment that the economic conditions today favor the search for other ways of energy supply, was expressed by the Ambassador of France to Greece, Patrick Mezonav, when asked to comment on the developments regarding East Med.
“East Med remains a project of interest, but today the economic conditions favor the search for other ways of supplying energy and especially electricity interconnection or liquefied natural gas. “It is not the intention of East Med to become a strategic or political affair, but to see only the facts, which show that it makes more sense financially to promote other plans,” the French ambassador said during a briefing in the Greek press. on Monday afternoon, on the occasion of the French Presidency of the European Council.
At the same time, when asked about the possibility of a crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean during the French presidency, he replied that “today I have no evidence that would lead us to think that we are going to a crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean”, recalling, at the same time, “the events that took place recently, to which France reacted and did so in a stable and clean way by supporting Greece and Cyprus “.
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