Ethiopia claims it is ‘keen’ to resume GERD talks with Egypt, Sudan

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 09:40 GMT

The remarks were made by new Ethiopian Ambassador Sileshi Bekele, who earlier served as Ethiopia’s minister of water and irrigation and is also a chief negotiator and advisor on transboundary Rivers and GERD.

Tanzania aware of Egypt’s concerns about GERD issue: Shoukry

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:38 GMT

He added that coordination will be taking place between Egypt and Tanzania during the coming period, stressing the joint cooperation between the two countries in a number of different fields.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam general manager says no water to reach Egypt, Sudan in time of drought

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Ethiopia has been rejecting to sign of a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam.

What files are discussed between President Sisi, US National Security Advisor?

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 10:56 GMT

As for the files discussed, Rady said that the two sides tackled the latest developments of the Palestinian cause as the US Advisor’s visit coincides with the assassination of Palestinian Journalist Sherine Abu Aqleh, as the Israeli occupation forces fatally shot Abu Aqleh while on duty.

'Egypt showed much lenience in negotiations on GERD filling, operation': Irrigation Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.

Expert details updates, speculations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 04:32 GMT

On February 20, Ethiopia announced it would generate electricity from the dam for the first time through one turbine (out of planned 13).

GERD: A year since talks collapsed

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Since the Kinshasa talks collapsed, Ethiopia has embarked on a series of unilateral acts that are believed to have a grave effect on the two downstream countries.

British amb. in Cairo: Our role in GERD issue is to encourage states, AU to reach suitable solution

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 10:00 GMT

British Ambassador to Cairo Gareth Bayley said the UK’s current role is to encourage each of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach a suitable solution regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) under the sponsorship of the African Union.

Sisi-Burhan meeting: Egypt urges mutual efforts to ensure no harm to Sudan’s stabilizing efforts due to global developments

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 06:08 GMT

Egypt and Sudan affirmed the need for joint work to ensure that the ongoing global developments do not harm efforts to support Sudan’s path toward achieving political, security, and economic stability.

President Sisi holds discussions with Sudan’s Burhan in Egypt

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held discussions on Wednesday with Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan in a meeting in Cairo.

Unilateral GERD actions part of Ethiopian policy aimed at ‘exploiting int’l rivers’: Egypt

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 10:04 GMT

Speaking at the 157th ordinary session of the Council of the League of Arab States at the level of foreign ministers, Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s rejection of Ethiopia’s commencement of operating GERD last month unilaterally.

Egypt, Sudan call for ‘serious negotiations’ regarding GERD

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 11:21 GMT

Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s rejection of Ethiopia’s unilateral act of starting the operation of the Renaissance Dam last month, which is a further violation of Ethiopia’s obligations under the 2015 Declaration of Principles Agreement,

False GERD statements, unilateral dam management confuse water system in Egypt, Sudan: Min.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 10:18 GMT

In a meeting with Annette Weber, Special Representative for the Horn of Africa at the European Union, Abdel Aati also warned that such false statements and unilateral management will also cause harms to the downstream countries of Egypt and Sudan.

Arab Parliament denounces Ethiopia’s unilateral GERD operation as ‘serious violation of Egypt, Sudan water rights’

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 01:33 GMT

The Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Abdel Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Asoumi denounced Ethiopia’s announcement to unilaterally start operating the Renaissance Dam as “a serious violation of water rights of Egypt and Sudan.”

Egypt describes Ethiopia’s unilateral operation of Renaissance Dam as violation of 2015 Declaration of Principles

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 01:57 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a brief comment on the Ethiopian announcement issued Sunday.

Sisi to discuss GERD issue during meetings with EU leaders: FM

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 09:00 GMT

Sisi arrived in Brussels on Tuesday to attend sixth European Union-African Union Summit, which is set to be held on 17-18 February with the participation of leaders and members states of the AU and EU.

US prepared to help Egypt resolve GERD crisis diplomatically: CENTCOM commander

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 12:08 GMT

In exclusive remarks with Editor-in-Chief of Ahram Online Ezzat Ibrahim, McKenzie said the US is committed to a diplomatic solution to the GERD issue.

Egypt’s Sisi, China’s Xi Jinping discuss development of GERD file, bilateral ties

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 09:03 GMT

The two leaders touched on a number of regional and international issues of common interest, including the developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) file, the Palestinian cause and the crises in Libya, Syria and Yemen.