Irrigation ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed on the executive steps of negotiations on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a statement by the Egyptian side said, a month after Ethiopia’s prime minister congratulated Ethiopians on the completion of the first phase of the dam filling.
After a decade of discussing technical and legal issues of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt seemingly found it is time to take further steps, in a bid to bring Ethiopia back on negotiations track or at least stop it from filling the dam next mon
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.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday said that the meetings in Washington with top representatives from Sudan and Ethiopia to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam yielded positive results.
Shoukry will also conduct consultations with several US officials on enhancing the bilateral relations between Egypt and the United States.
Nidaa al-Sudan is a coalition of political parties.
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Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano stressed on Thursday that negotiations and not violence can only determine the status of Jerusalem.
Britain is seeking to build on the "recent momentum" in the Brexit divorce talks with the European Union before a summit next month
Progress in negotiations on how much money Britain will owe the European Union when it leaves the bloc in March 2019 is vital.
Sisi asserted on Monday that Egypt will continue exerting efforts to resume negotiations between Palestinians and Israel to reach a just and overall solution.
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Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs's visit Ethiopia potential opportunity to push forward the negotiations about the Renaissance Dam between Egypt and Ethiopia.
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