Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed in a phone call with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday the need to reach a legally-binding agreement on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
Egypt's Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said, Monday that the current negotiations situation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] are almost ‘stalled’.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said in a Sunday press conference with his Egyptian counterpart that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had promised him to resume negotiations with Egypt and Sudan on Renaissance Dam after the formation of a new government but failed to keep his promise.
Visiting Egypt on Friday, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations are vital to resolve water disputes between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.
Egypt's Permanent Representative at the UN Office in Geneva Ahmed Ehab Gamal El Din said Egypt has been involved in talks for ten years with Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to reach a fair agreement.
Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday that he discussed latest developments on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD], and efforts to reach a binding legal solution on filling and operating the dam.
Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry handed over on Monday to his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov a letter from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The President reiterated that Egypt will continue to support the DRC in assuming its important responsibility of spearheading joint African action throughout the current year.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Friday, The Republic Democratic of Congo (DRC), which chairs the African Union for this year, is currently communicating with all three countries related to the issue of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to resume negotiations.
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.
Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Egypt Markos Tekle announced his country’s intention to close its embassy in Cairo starting next October, for ‘financial reasons’ aims at reducing the costs of the embassy.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that his meeting with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres tackled various regional and global issues including the developments in Libya, Yemen and Syria.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed the need for a legally-binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as he met on Saturday with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok reiterated Sudan’s rejection of unilateral acts on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76)
UN Secretary-General reaffirmed the United Nations’ support for the African Union’s mediation efforts among the three Nile countries.
Ethiopia said "Tunisia’s historic misstep in advancing the Council’s pronouncement undermines its solemn responsibility as a rotating member of the UNSC on an African seat.”
Ambassador Osama Abdel Khaleq, Egypt's permanent representative to the United Nations, said Egypt has never objected Ethiopia’s right in life but affirms that the right in life outweighs.
Radi hailed a statement issued by the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday encouraging Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to reengage in negotiations under the auspices of the African Union as very important.
King Hamad bin Isa reiterated Bahrain’s solidarity and supportive stance to Egypt and Sudan regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue as he met on Thursday with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Mr. Christophe Lutundula said that his talks with the Egyptian side are positive and would help find a necessary solution to the GERD issue.