The decision to create a natural gas liquefaction terminal not only has it not changed, but remains a primary objective, government Spokesperson Nikos Christodoulides stated.
In a written statement on the issue of natural gas liquefaction terminal, Christodoulides says that the government “wishes for the last time to overstate to all those who believe that the issue of terminal can be used by the opposition, that the decision to create a natural gas liquefaction terminal not only has it not changed, but remains a primary objective”.
He adds that the lack of direct implementation is due to purely objective considerations related to the construction costs (about 10 billion) and the findings so far that do not justify nor allow the undertaking by the state or third parties, such an investment.
“If the current data change, of course the state will proceed to the completion of the plan for construction of a terminal”, he adds.
Christodoulides also mentions that “the allegations of a pressure from anyone, are not only unfounded, but have nothing to do with the actual facts, as these are mentioned above”.
“We believe that the severity of the operation will be treated accordingly by all”, he concluded.