Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Ethiopia claims it is ‘keen’ to resume GERD talks with Egypt, Sudan

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 09:40 GMT

The remarks were made by new Ethiopian Ambassador Sileshi Bekele, who earlier served as Ethiopia’s minister of water and irrigation and is also a chief negotiator and advisor on transboundary Rivers and GERD.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam general manager says no water to reach Egypt, Sudan in time of drought

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Ethiopia has been rejecting to sign of a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam.

'Egypt showed much lenience in negotiations on GERD filling, operation': Irrigation Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.

Expert details updates, speculations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 04:32 GMT

On February 20, Ethiopia announced it would generate electricity from the dam for the first time through one turbine (out of planned 13).

GERD: A year since talks collapsed

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Since the Kinshasa talks collapsed, Ethiopia has embarked on a series of unilateral acts that are believed to have a grave effect on the two downstream countries.

British amb. in Cairo: Our role in GERD issue is to encourage states, AU to reach suitable solution

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 10:00 GMT

British Ambassador to Cairo Gareth Bayley said the UK’s current role is to encourage each of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach a suitable solution regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) under the sponsorship of the African Union.

President Sisi holds discussions with Sudan’s Burhan in Egypt

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held discussions on Wednesday with Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan in a meeting in Cairo.

Egypt to UNSC: Ethiopia violates 2015 Declaration of Principles Agreement on GERD

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Ethiopia had stated that power generation from the dam begins on Feb. 20. That is considered a pilot phase as the filling has not reached full capacity and not all turbines have been installed.

Egypt describes Ethiopia’s unilateral operation of Renaissance Dam as violation of 2015 Declaration of Principles

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 01:57 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a brief comment on the Ethiopian announcement issued Sunday.

Sisi to discuss GERD issue during meetings with EU leaders: FM

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 09:00 GMT

Sisi arrived in Brussels on Tuesday to attend sixth European Union-African Union Summit, which is set to be held on 17-18 February with the participation of leaders and members states of the AU and EU.

US prepared to help Egypt resolve GERD crisis diplomatically: CENTCOM commander

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 12:08 GMT

In exclusive remarks with Editor-in-Chief of Ahram Online Ezzat Ibrahim, McKenzie said the US is committed to a diplomatic solution to the GERD issue.

PM on GERD: Egypt is not against development in Nile Basin countries but projects should not harm its water rights

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 11:47 GMT

In an interview with BBC News Arabic, Madbouli said Egypt even told the Ethiopian side of its desire to take part in the construction of GERD.

Egypt still calling on reaching binding legal agreement on GERD: Sisi

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 11:39 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said on Wednesday that Egypt respects the privacy of each and every country and never interfere in their internal affairs.

Saudi FM: Water security of Egypt, Sudan is indivisible from Arab water security

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 02:45 GMT

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan renewed the kingdom’s support to Egypt and Sudan in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam file as he held a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry, in Cairo on Thursday.

Egyptians, Tanzanian president discuss economic ties, security cooperation

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 03:12 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received his Tanzanian counterpart Samia Hassan Wednesday in Al Itihadiyah presidential palace holding an official ceremony.

Sisi: Egypt fully supports Julius Nyerere Dam construction that achieves Tanzanian people’s aspiration

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 02:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s full support to the implementation of the Julius Nyerere dam project, saying it achieves the aspirations of the brotherly Tanzanian people for a better life.

Washington discusses GERD with Cairo, reiterates Biden’s support to Egyptian water security

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 09:22 GMT

The United States reiterated President Joe Biden’s support to Egypt’s water security, a joint statement by Cairo and Washington read on Tuesday, as both sides discussed the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) file.

US welcomes Egypt’s plans to advance human rights in cooperation with civil society

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 08:54 GMT

The United States welcomed Egypt’s national plans to boost human rights in cooperation with the civil society sector, a joint statement by the governments of Egypt and the US read on Tuesday following the Egypt-US strategic dialogue held in Washington, D.C.

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