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UN Security Council: Those obstructing Libyan elections may be subject to sanctions

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 09:07 GMT

The United Nations Security Council warned on Wednesday that those obstructing political transition and elections scheduled for 24 December in Libya may be subject to sanctions.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for int'al action to deal with unilateral acts exacerbating consequences of climate change

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 06:45 GMT

Africa suffers from severe consequences of climate change, especially the consequences that relate to water scarcity, drought, land desertification and the threat to food security, said President Sisi.

Egyptian presidency spox: Ethiopia has the right in development and Egypt seeks binding GERD deal within specific timeframe

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 08:45 GMT

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.

Kuwait expresses support for Egyptian, Sudanese legitimate water rights

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:27 GMT

Kuwait called upon the international community to intensify efforts, in coordination with the African Union and the League of Arab States, to start negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, so as to reach a solution that achieves the interests and rights of the three countries, the statement said.

Egypt’s FM, US permanent representative discuss GERD issue ahead of UNSC session

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry concluded his meetings in New York with a bilateral meeting with Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield, the Permanent Representative of the United States of America in the United Nations.

Egypt’s FM meets with Arab committee concerned with coordinating on GERD with UNSC

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 07:37 GMT

The committee includes Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Morocco and the Arab League. This comes in preparation for the planned Security Council issue on GERD.

Egypt’s FM, Tunisian ambassador to UN discuss issue of GERD

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 06:30 GMT

Shoury headed on Sunday for New York within the framework of preparations for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on GRED.

Sudan says Ethiopia used intransigence, procrastination to evade binding GERD deal

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 01:43 GMT

These demands include the water share issue and aimed to evade a binding agreement on GERD, Farouq said, refuting Ethiopian claims that the downstream countries of Egypt and Sudan have aborted the previous negotiations rounds.

Egypt calls for holding urgent UNSC session on issue of GERD

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 05:03 GMT

The current situation of the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) constituted an imminent threat to international peace and security.

Egypt sends UNSC its official objection to 2nd filling of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 08:23 GMT

A complete file on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been submitted to the UNSC to be a reference for the international community on this issue and to document Egypt’s constructive and responsible positions taken over a decade of negotiations, Hafez said.

Egypt congratulates UAE on UNSC membership for 2022-2023 term

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The 75th session of the General Assembly on Friday elected Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to serve as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the 2022-2023 term.

UNSC to hold meeting over Mali crisis on Wednesday

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:38 GMT

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold emergency discussions on Mali Wednesday, a day after an apparent military coup in the crisis-torn West African country, Channels Television reported.

Egypt calls on UN Security Council to hold states backing terrorism liable

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 12:58 GMT

A top Egyptian diplomat on Friday called on the United Nations Security Council to undertake its responsibilities, including holding states supporting and funding terrorism accountable.

Forming agreed gov’t, dismantling militias ways to end Libyan crisis: Egyptian FM

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 06:06 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt supports the political dialogue to resolve the Libyan crisis, in accordance with the Cairo Declaration on Libya Egyptian President has announced in June.

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.

Egypt’s FM: Ethiopia’s GERD endangers lives of 150M Egyptian, Sudanese citizens

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.

UN Security Council to hold session on GERD Monday

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, held by France this month, said an open session on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue will take place on Monday, June 29, Sky News reported.

What to expect after Egypt asked Security Council to intervene over GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:52 GMT

“The Egyptian eagerness to go to the Security Council is a step that its various aspects were assessed, whether it will succeed or not,” Abu Taleb says.

GERD: Egypt’s struggle to reach ‘fair’ deal crashing into Ethiopia’s ‘intransigence’

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 06:55 GMT

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

BREAKING: Arab League, UN urge Israel to abandon 'destructive' annexation plans

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Aboul Gheit stressed during his statement that the annex "will destroy any prospect for peace in the future."

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