The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.
The Ethiopian claim that the two GERD bottom outlets are capable of enabling average flow of Blue Nile is incorrect, the Egyptian ministry said.
Austria also warned that tensions regarding the filling of the dam’s reservoir could bring a massive potential for conflict
Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.
“The negotiation process led by the African Union (AU) has so far proved its uselessness,” the letter said.
The minister also reiterated the risk posed by continuous Ethiopian unilateral acts, particularly carrying out the second filling without agreement, and the impact of that on the security and stability of the region.
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty gave Saturday a TV interview to Amr Adib to clarify the status of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.
The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.
The lieutenant-general made the statement while addressing officers and soldiers at the Sudanese Armed Forces.
Taking the decision to go to war is a difficult one and Egypt should not be forced to take such a decision, he added.
Egypt and Sudan insist that a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam should be reached before Ethiopia implements the second phase of dam filling.
In his comments on the sideline of the permanent meetings of the parliament on Saturday, Speaker of the Arab Parliament Adel Al Assoumy called upon Ethiopia to listen to other parties in this file in light of achieving the African interests.
The leaders of Egypt and Tunisia on Saturday emphasized “identical views” on regional issues, promising “wider horizons and new means of cooperation.”
Sajjan said the Sudanese troops in the region are highly ready and are fully confident that they defend the Sudanese homeland.
Ethiopia has involved the Renaissance Dam (GERD) in the complexities of its internal policies, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Thursday, according to Al-Arabiya.
A number of Egyptian experts and former ministers gave insight on the issue.
“I tell our Ethiopian brothers: we should not reach the level that you mess with a water drop in Egypt, because all options are open,” Sisi said, while inaugurating the secured and smart documents complex.
Egypt says talks held in the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, on March 4-5 did not achieve any progress or lead to an agreement on re-launching negotiations.
Sudan Foreign Minister Mariam al Sadek called for adopting ‘new approach’ on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations that kicked off in Kinshasa Sunday.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt has been negotiating for a decade with a sincere political willing to reach a fair agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.