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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.

90% of GERD disputed issues solved: Head of AU Commission

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 12:26 GMT

The newly-formed legal and technical committee will submit its report on the disputed issues to President Ramaphosa within a week from the issuance of the communique.

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

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.

US NSC urges Ethiopia to reach a deal on GERD

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 06:23 GMT

The American National Security Council posted Wednesday a tweet in which it urged the Ethiopian government to reach a “fair” deal on GERD.

Another meeting on GERD in two days, Egypt’s Irrigation

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 09:25 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation said in a statement that the fourth meeting between Ministers of Water Affairs of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan on the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been concluded.

Ethiopians in the US support Egypt’s water rights

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 08:19 GMT

A number of Ethiopians living in the United States participated Sunday in the protest organized by the Egyptian community in America outside the White House.

Egypt expresses disappointment over Sudan’s GERD statement

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 08:42 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Ahmed Hafez, expressed his disappointment on Sunday over the Sudanese Foreign Ministry’s statement.

Egypt's full response rejecting Ethiopia's statement

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 07:54 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in which it rejected the Ethiopian foreign ministry’s statement on the Arab League stance on GERD.

Egypt calls Ethiopian response to AL, inappropriate, undiplomatic

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 07:45 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in which it rejected the Ethiopian foreign ministry’s statement on the Arab League stance on GERD.

AL rejects any infringement of Egypt’s historical rights to Nile waters

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 05:49 GMT

The Arab League Council voiced rejection of any infringement of Egypt’s historical rights to the waters of the River Nile.

Meeting to ratify final agreement over GERD kicks off in Washington

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 05:30 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is attending today a meeting to review the final version of a comprehensive agreement over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Government discusses plan of water rationalization

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Ethiopian Minister of Water Resources and Energy Seleshi Bekele announced in December that his country will start the first phase of filling the reservoir in July 2020.

Youth Love Egypt, AU-YVC clean Nile waters in Giza

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 01:06 GMT

“Youth Love Egypt” organization launched a campaign in cooperation with the Egyptian ministry of irrigation, and the ministry of youth to clean the Nile waters.

Girl found dead, believed to have committed suicide

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 02:30 GMT

On November 6, 2019, Shahd’s father called the police to report her disappearance.

Egypt looks forward to reaching legal deal at Washington talks on Ethiopian dam

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 03:33 GMT

In a press conference with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Cairo, Shoukry announced that US administration invited the countries to meet in Washington on November 6, 2019.

Egypt’s Ex-Minister of Water denies fake news on Ethiopia’s dam

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 08:12 GMT

In a speech at a sub-session at the Cairo Water Week (CWW) 2019, Moughazi affirmed that he, along with a team of Egyptian technical and legal experts, were tasked to prepare a draft of the Declaration of Principles, with their counterparts from Sudan and

Egypt shocked by Ethiopian PM hints for war, deems comments unacceptable

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 05:24 GMT

Egypt approved on Tuesday a U.S. invitation to a meeting over Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam, which has been causing an escalating spat between the two African countries.

Developed infrastructure essential for poverty eradication: Egypt

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 03:15 GMT

The minister’s comments came at the Inter-Ministerial Committee Meeting of the Presidential Championing Infrastructure Initiative at the (PICI – IMC).

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