Renaissance Dam

Egyptian FM's full statement before UNSC on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Since Ethiopia unilaterally commenced the construction of this dam, our negotiations have included numerous trilateral and bilateral summit meetings between the leaders of our three countries, Shourky says.

Egypt’s FM: Ethiopia’s GERD endangers lives of 150M Egyptian, Sudanese citizens

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.

Despite AU meeting's outcomes, Ethiopia to start filling GERD reservoir in next 2 weeks

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:00 GMT

"Ethiopia is scheduled to begin filling the GERD within the next two weeks, during which the remaining construction work will continue. It is in this period, the three countries have agreed to reach a final agreement on few binding matters," ِEthoipia sai

Final agreement on GERD to be reached within 2 to 3 weeks: Ethiopia

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 11:46 GMT

The African Union and the three countries agreed to form the technical and legal committee tasked to reach an agreement in two weeks

African Union holds urgent meeting on GERD

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The urgent meeting was announced few hours after a phone call conducted between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his South African counterpart.

Sisi to Ramaphosa: Egypt rejects Ethiopia's unilateral steps regarding Renaissance Dam

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The two leaders tackled Egypt's request to the UN Security Council to intervene in the issue of the dam to reach a fair and balanced agreement that takes into account the interests of all parties.

Assuming ownership: A psychological look into Ethiopia's stand on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 07:19 GMT

A set of questions are revolving around the stance adopted by Ethiopia.

Sudan, S.Africa seek to resume tripartite talks on GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:50 GMT

They affirmed that the controversial issue of the dam can be solved only via negotiations, according to a statement from the Sudanese cabinet on Wednesday.

Int'l, regional entities hasten to urge deal before Ethiopia unilaterally fills massive dam

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The U.S. has reaffirmed its support for “a fair and equitable agreement that balances the interests” of Ethiopia and the two downstream nations, while the Arab League said the water security of Egypt and Sudan are integral to the Arab national security.

All you need to know about Ethiopia's chicanery through Renaissance Dam crisis

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 11:28 GMT

With deceitful baby steps, Ethiopia managed to trick the world, disrespect international laws, and betray ties with Egypt.

Egypt’s FM: AL emergency meeting discusses GERD file

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 09:31 GMT

Shoukry said that Ethiopia’s statements regarding the dam are ‘provocative’ and contrary to what Addis Ababa pledged in the 2015 Declaration of Principles

Invitation to resume GERD talks came late, needs tight timeframe: Egypt’s National Security Council

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 02:24 GMT

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received an invitation from the Sudanese minister of irrigation to resume the negotiations of the Renaissance Dam.

Egypt, German FMs talk Libyan turmoil, Palestinian cause, GERD file

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 06:18 GMT

Shoukry and Maas discussed developments of the Palestinian cause, and efforts to revive the peace process in the framework of the two-state solution.

Egypt ready to resume talks on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The new round of negotiations has been announced less than two months ahead of filling the dam reservoir with the Nile water due to start in July.

FM: Egypt sent letter to UNSC on controversial Ethiopian Renaissance dam

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 12:44 GMT

Egypt discussed the necessity of Ethiopia's positive engagement in order to settle this file in a just and balanced way for the three concerned parties.

Egypt, Russia discuss COVID-19 crisis and Ethiopian Renaissance dam

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 09:01 GMT

The two countries also discussed the latest developments of the regional topics such as the Palestinian issue and the turmoils in Syria and Libya

Egypt: Ethiopia impedes reaching agreement on Renaissance dam

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 05:46 GMT

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation affirmed that Ethiopia does not want to abide by any commitments, saying “we have given ultimate flexibility.”

Egypt’s FM, African ambassadors discuss file of Ethiopian dam

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 11:39 GMT

Sudan’s representatives asked to not put Sudan in the draft resolution, saying “The Arab league should not be involved in this file.”

Sudan voices reservation over Arab FMs’ draft resolution on GERD

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 11:00 GMT

Sudan’s representatives asked to not put Sudan in the draft resolution, saying “The Arab league should not be involved in this file.”

Egypt slams Ethiopia for Renaissance dam remarks

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt says that violations of the international laws and the Declaration of Principles are impermissible under Ethiopia’s ownership of the dam.