Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Egypt’s minster of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aati said that Egypt has shown a great degree of flexibility during negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) for an agreement that protects the rights of all the parties involved.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi surprisingly made remarks to MBC Masr’s Al-Hekaya program via telephone on Saturday night, where he discussed a number of topics, including the Ethiopian Dam talks and vaccination plans.
He said that the EU is aware of the importance of this file for the three countries, noting that he discussed this matter with Egypt several times.
New Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt Markos Tekle Rike on Thursday presented his credentials to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, to officially start his duties, amid growing conflict between Egypt and Ethiopia over filling and operating the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry negated that Egypt is escaping negotiations of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by referring the issue to the United Nations Security Council.
Egypt called Friday the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), to intervene in the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis
A total of 200,000 Egyptian farmers are prone to lose their livelihood as a result of water shortage.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will embark on a two-day visit to Sudan starting Thursday, in his first visit to the country since he was re-elected last March.
Sources revealed that the nine-party meeting concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which was set to be held on June 18-19 in Cairo was postponed.
Sudan and Egypt have agreed to work closely towards bilateral relations, said the newly returned Sudanese ambassador to Egypt
ormer Sudanese Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi said that the technical disagreement related to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is solvable.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail chaired on Sunday a meeting of the higher committee on Nile waters