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Gas Supplies

Israel Holds Exploratory Gas Talks With Qatar And Egypt

Israel held exploratory gas talks with Qatar last week and is planning tohold similar talks with Egypt in mid- February. The Qatari Foreign Minister,Shaikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, met Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres andEnergy Minister Moshe Shahal in London on 23 January. The two sides discussedthe possibility of shipping Qatari liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Israel. Thissubject was...