Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Egypt's Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said, Monday that the current negotiations situation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] are almost ‘stalled’.
Visiting Egypt on Friday, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations are vital to resolve water disputes between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.
Egypt's Permanent Representative at the UN Office in Geneva Ahmed Ehab Gamal El Din said Egypt has been involved in talks for ten years with Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to reach a fair agreement.
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed the need for a legally-binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as he met on Saturday with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok reiterated Sudan’s rejection of unilateral acts on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76)
Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam Al-Saddiq Al-Mahdi said on Saturday her country pays special attention to developing relations with the neighboring countries, topped by Egypt.
Ambassador Osama Abdel Khaleq, Egypt's permanent representative to the United Nations, said Egypt has never objected Ethiopia’s right in life but affirms that the right in life outweighs.
Radi hailed a statement issued by the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday encouraging Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to reengage in negotiations under the auspices of the African Union as very important.
King Hamad bin Isa reiterated Bahrain’s solidarity and supportive stance to Egypt and Sudan regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue as he met on Thursday with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Egypt has welcomed the UN Security Council statement issued, Wednesday on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) encouraging all three countries [Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopian] to resume negotiations
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt has committed itself for negotiations to solve the tension over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) over the past ten years and still seeking a peaceful resolution to solve this issue based on the international law and the best practice.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Sunday in Al Itihadiyah Palace Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Williams Burns.
Russian Ambassador in Cairo Georgiy Borisenko asserted his country’s willingness to work with Addis Ababa to reach a mutually acceptable agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute with Egypt and Sudan.
Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi said her country will take all measures to preserve its national security and interests after Ethiopia implemented the filling of its grand dam (GERD) for the second time without a deal with Egypt and Sudan.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt looks forward to continuing consultation with France on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue, as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to South Sudan’s Vice-President James Wani Igga, where a legally-binding agreement on the filling and operation of the structure is necessary to answer to development demands in Ethiopia and downstream countries.
Sudanese Irrigation Minster Yasser Abbas said Sudan will not resume the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations with the same previous methodology.
Sisi affirmed Egypt’s fixed stance to adhere to its historic rights in Nile water and protect its water security in the present and the future.
Roseires Dam administration warned that the delay in the negotiations resumption puts the Sudanese hydropower plant in peril.