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Egypt urges abiding by AU resolutions on reaching binding deal on GERD

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The Egyptian ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation emphasized the need to reach a binding legal agreement on the filling and operation of Ethiopia's Renaissance dam as per resolutions adopted during the relevant meetings of the African Union Bureau.

Chairman of Sudanese Sovereignty Council visits Egypt in parallel to talks on GERD

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 09:49 GMT

Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Abdel Fatah al-Burhan pays Egypt a state visit on Tuesday.

Renaissance Dam talks to resume Tuesday, Sudan refuses old 'dead-end' negotiating approach

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:15 GMT

New negotiations round on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will resume on Tuesday with the participation of all three countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia according to President of South Africa and African Union, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa.

Egypt: Ethiopia responsible for failure of GERD talks

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 10:54 GMT

“We are trying to reach an agreement. We are interested in providing electricity to all Ethiopian people and offer utmost cooperation,” he said.

Ethiopia responds to U.S. president's statements on disagreement with Egypt over GERD

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 12:34 GMT

Trump's statements came in a phone call with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in the presence of press.

Trump: Ethiopia built dam that stops water, you can't blame Egypt for being upset

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 09:31 GMT

The United States president Donald Trump urged Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok to do all the efforts he can to reach a solution regarding The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue between Egypt and Ethiopia.

EU supports GERD talks, announces new water cooperation with Egypt

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 03:50 GMT

The EU and the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources are discussing a new project titled “EU for Water”, where the EU contributed by a grant of €20 million.

8th tripartite summit held among Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek heads of state

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 02:44 GMT

The Tripartite Cooperation Mechanism Summit was held on Wednesday in Nicosia.

World Water Council President: Egypt is ‘water expert country

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 02:33 GMT

On the GERD, Loïc Fauchon said “on behalf of the four hundred member organizations of the World Water Council, I reiterate our availability to help bring the parties closer together and establish the rules of an agreement acceptable to all.”

Egypt faces challenge of reaching a fair agreement on GERD due to Ethiopia’s intransigent stances: Water Minister at CWW

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 01:03 GMT

“Egypt has strived, since the signing of the Declaration of Principles on 23rd of March 2015 in Khartoum, to reach an integrated agreement on the dam filling and operation, taking into account the concerns of the three countries. However, the Intransigent Ethiopian stances prevented this," said Abdel-Atti.

Ethiopian PM on GERD: No intention to harm Egypt and Sudan

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 10:53 GMT

Abiy Ahmed’s comments came four days after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s speech at the UNGA.

I pray with confidence that GERD talks will reach fair solution: Pope Tawadros II

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 05:49 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, said he is confident that the Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will reach a solution fair regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations

President Sisi’s full UNGA speech

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed Tuesday several ongoing topics during the speech he gave at the United Nations’ 75th General Assembly which is held virtually due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt’s Sisi addresses GERD, Libya, and terrorism during UNGA speech

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi addressed Tuesday several ongoing topics during the speech he gave at the United Nations’ 75th General Assembly which is held virtually due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Sudan might not join GERD negotiations, Monday: sources

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 10:21 GMT

Sudan might not join the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations, Monday, with Egypt and Ethiopia according to unnamed sources told al-Arabiya Saudi website.

Jordan stands by Egypt, Sudan to defend their water rights

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 11:53 GMT

Safadi comments came in his speech at the 154th session of the Council of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level, which was held via the visual communication technology on Wednesday.

In defiance of Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, Tigray launches regional election

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 08:36 GMT

Ethiopia’s Tigray launched Wednesday its regional election in a gesture of defiance against the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal government.

US halts some aid to Ethiopia over GERD dispute: American official

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The spokesperson revealed in special remarks to the Associated Press that the US suspension reflected the American concern about Ethiopia’s unilateral decision of filling the dam reservoir before reaching a final agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

Sudan calls for referring GERD talks to leaders of disputing countries

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 04:23 GMT

Abbas’ call came a day after the three water ministers reached another stalemate on Friday in the negotiations and failed to reach a unified draft that includes every country’s proposal and reservations regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

UK Declassified documents reveal Egypt’s goodwill to cooperate with Ethiopia over Nile water 74 years ago

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 03:08 GMT

However, Ethiopia has rejected this proposal, which titled “Lake Tana Project.”

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