Implementation Agreement on the sub-regional marine oil pollution contingency plan signed by Cyprus, Greece and Israel

Cyprus, Greece, and Israel have signed in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Tuesday, 8 May, the Implementation Agreement on the Sub-Regional Marine Oil Pollution Contingency Plan. The objective of the Plan is an effective reaction to spills and to facilitate the co-operation among the three countries in the field of oil pollution preparedness and response. 

The Heads of State and Government Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus; Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic; and Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel) were present at the signing ceremony.

The Sub-Regional Marine Oil Pollution Contingency Plan between Cyprus, Greece, and Israel has been prepared in the framework of the MAP-Barcelona Convention system with the leadership and support of the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC).

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