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Egypt’s FM highlights to Pelosi the need for Ethiopia to show political will to reach GERD deal

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 - 01:30 GMT

Shoukry, also president of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) held in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh city from 6-18 November, met with Pelosi on Friday on the sidelines of the conference, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Egyptian president makes phone call to Kenyan counterpart on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 10:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made Saturday a phone call to his newly-elected Kenyan counterpart William Ruto to discuss the developments of major regional affairs of joint interest.

Arab League: Draft resolution on supporting Egypt in GERD issue

Sat, 29 Oct 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Zaki added that another draft resolution on the foreign ministers' table will be discussed regarding support for the upcoming climate summit (Cop27) in Egypt.

Egypt reaffirms commitment to exerting utmost efforts to settle GERD issue: President Sisi

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 09:01 GMT

Sisi made the remarks in a speech at the opening of the fifth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW 2022) on Sunday in the presence of dozens of ministerial and official delegations and 66 international organizations from around 70 countries.

Egypt, India agree on boosting trade, cooperation on 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 01:17 GMT

Egypt and India have agreed on boosting their trade and cooperation in various fields as they celebrate this year the 75th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.

FM Shoukry discuss Climate Change, COP27 with Singaporean Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 03:28 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Monday with Singaporean Senior Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Chairman for the inter-ministerial committee on Climate Change Teo Chee Hean.

Egypt warns against continuity of status quo on GERD as 'instability element'

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 09:31 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Sunday the file of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with UN Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh in a Cairo meeting.

Egypt’s FM, UN Envoy for Horn of Africa discuss GERD file, latest development in Sudan

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 03:06 GMT

The Sunday meeting tackled ways to defend African interests during the upcoming COP 27 conference that the Egyptian authorities are working around the clock to host, on behalf of the African continent, in Sharm El-Sheikh on November 6-18, 2022.

Egypt’s president receives message from South Sudan’s Kiir, discusses GERD with security advisor Gatluak

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 03:16 GMT

During the meeting, Sisi and Gatluak discussed a number of regional issues of mutual concern, including the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.

Egyptian geologist reveals outcome of Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling using satellite image

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

President Sisi: Egypt has positive role regarding what is happening in Gaza

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 06:30 GMT

President El-Sisi also reviewed Egypt’s position pertinent to foreign policy and issues related to the Middle East and confirmed Egypt's unwavering position on the Renaissance Dam and protecting Egypt's water security, said Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady.

Photos: President Sisi stresses Egypt’s unwavering stance on GERD, protecting water security in Military Academy tour

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 12:29 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has affirmed Egypt’s unwavering stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the protection of the country’s water security in a meeting with students and faculty staff of the Military Academy.

UAE calls on Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD ‘in good faith’

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 03:38 GMT

On July 29, 2022, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

Egypt sends a letter to UNSC refusing Ethiopia’s unilaterally filling for GERD

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 09:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council on Friday to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

US Committed to Egypt’s Water Security, advancing resolution on Grand Renaissance Dam

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 08:26 GMT

U.S. Special Envoy to the Horn of Africa Ambassador Mike Hammer met with senior Egyptian government officials on July 25 to advance a diplomatic resolution on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that supports the water needs, economy, and livelihood of all Egyptians, Sudanese, and Ethiopians.

Egypt's FM sheds light on importance of recent overseas visits by President Sisi

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry stated in a phone-in Saturday that the recent visits of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to several states reflect Egypt's keenness on persistent coordination with partners on all levels.

Geologist releases updates, speculations on disputed Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University stated Saturday in a phone-in that satellite images show that the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began on July 11.

Egypt’s FM: Several countries agree on necessity to reach binding deal on GERD

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 11:27 GMT

In media comments to the “On My Responsibility” talk show on Sada El Balad, Shoukry added everyone agrees on the importance of reaching a binding legal agreement on the operation of the Ethiopian dam.

US Special Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt, UAE, Ethiopia to discuss GERD issue

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 09:57 GMT

The visit aims at achieving the interests of all parties and contributing to a more peaceful and prosperous region, the statement said, adding “In Addis Ababa, Ambassador Hammer will also consult with the African Union, under whose auspices GERD talks occur.”

Sisi: Egypt urges addressing all means to achieve calm, reach diplomatic solution in Ukraine

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 02:09 GMT

In a speech at the University of Belgrade on Thursday, Sisi affirmed Egypt’s call for exerting all efforts to achieve these goals in a way that spare the world the negative impacts of this global crisis.

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