PM Netanyahu Meets with Cyprus President Demetris Christofias
Photo by GPO 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this morning in his Jerusalem office, met with Cyprus President Demetris Christofias.  The two men discussed expanding bilateral cooperation, including in tourism, as well as the formation of a working team to consider the possibility of transferring natural gas from the Leviathan field to Cyprus and from there to European markets.  They also discussed recent developments in the region and the challenges it faces, advancing the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, and the situation in Cyprus .