Sisi affirms to British PM need for binding deal on GERD to protect regional stability

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 01:30 GMT

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).

Negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam almost ‘stalled’: Egypt’s Irrigation Minister

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 01:52 GMT

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 Sudan's Salva Kiir says in Cairo visit Ethiopian PM failed to keep negotiations promise

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 - 07:32 GMT

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.

Photos: Archbishop of Canterbury: GERD talks vital to solve disputes, Ethiopia should ensure fair use

Sat, 09 Oct 2021 - 04:38 GMT

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 to continue negotiations approach to reach GERD deal: Permanent rep. at UN office in Geneva

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 02:44 GMT

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 FM Shoukry, Russia’s Lavrov discuss latest developments on GERD, Syria, Libya and mutual relations

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 01:46 GMT

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 FM Sameh Shoukry hands over a letter from President Sisi to Russia’s Putin

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 12:54 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Sisi receives letter from DRC counterpart

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 08:49 GMT

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.

On going communications to resume GERD negotiations: Egypt’s FM Shoukry

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 09:52 GMT

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.

Egyptian pres., U.S. National Security Advisor discuss Ethiopian Dam, Libyan elections

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 02:55 GMT

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.

Ethiopia closes its embassy in Cairo ‘temporarily’ for ‘financial reasons’

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 11:44 GMT

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.

The meeting with UN Secretary-General Guterres tackled latest developments in Libya, Yemen and GERD: FM Shoukry

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 11:23 GMT

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.

Photos: Egypt’s FM affirms to UN Secretary-General the need to reach legally-binding deal on GERD

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 09:00 GMT

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 PM affirms rejection of unilateral acts on GERD in speech to UNGA

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 07:41 GMT

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 affirms importance of resumption of tripartite talks on GERD

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 02:02 GMT

UN Secretary-General reaffirmed the United Nations’ support for the African Union’s mediation efforts among the three Nile countries.

Tunisia rejects Ethiopia’s accusation regarding its role in UNSC

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 11:47 GMT

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.”

Egypt never objected to Ethiopia’s right in development but right in life outweighs: Permanent rep. to UN

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 09:32 GMT

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.

Egyptian presidency spox: Ethiopia has the right in development and Egypt seeks binding GERD deal within specific timeframe

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 08:45 GMT

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.

Bahrain’s king voices support to Egypt, Sudan on GERD file in meeting with Sisi

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 04:29 GMT

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.

Egypt’s FM: DR Congo drew up timetable for GERD negotiation process

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 01:03 GMT

Mr. Christophe Lutundula said that his talks with the Egyptian side are positive and would help find a necessary solution to the GERD issue.