Minister Steinitz met US Deputy Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette

תאריך: 1/16/2019

US Deputy Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette, welcomed the growing energy cooperation between Israel and Egypt, and announced the US continued support 

Israel's Minister of Energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz met in Jerusalem with US Deputy Secretary of Energy,

US Deputy Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette, welcomed the growing energy cooperation between Israel and Egypt, and announced the US continued support for Israel's efforts to develop the rich natural gas resources of the eastern Mediterranean. Both Ministers agreed that this additional supply can play an important role in diversifying Europe's energy mix.  

Minister Steinitz thanked the US Department of Energy (DOE) for tightening the energy sanctions on Iran, which are proving to be very effective and exert pressure on the Iranian government. 

Lastly, US Deputy Secretary Brouillette raised concerns over foreign investment in Israel