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US clarifies position on EastMed, refutes Turkish propaganda video

The EastMed gas pipeline has been dominating the news cycle over the last weeks. This attention follows a non-paper declaring Washington’s skepticism about the project and a recent online video published by Turkey’s TRT World which inaccurately portrayed US policy as favoring EastMed gas going to Turkey. As a result, the State Department issued in depth statements clarifying its positions on energy and connectivity in the Eastern Mediterranean and refuting TRT’s propaganda video. Lena Argiri, the DC Correspondent for ERT, joins The Greek Current with the latest analysis from Washington.

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