USD8bn infrastructure corridor moves ahead

Israel seems to have accepted that importing water from Turkey makes sense. Is it effectively an admission that Israel’s desalination programme is failing?

The long-awaited USD8 billion multi-purpose pipeline to transport oil, water, natural gas and electricity from Turkey to Israel is again at the top of the regional agenda. Israel’s Infrastructure Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer visited Ankara in late July to meet his counterpart Hilmi Güler in order to lay down the details for the Medstream project, commonly known as the ...

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