Egypt’s proposal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is fair, comprehensive and sustainable, that can achieve development and conserve water resources; Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation spokesperson Mohamed al-Sebaay said.
The Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Mohamed El-Sebaei said Saturday that 95 percent of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be completed if the “drought” part during either filling or operating the dam is resolved.
This international position would have represented an important legal and diplomatic constraint on Ethiopia.
Substantial differences between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia were found during reviewing the three countries stances regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks
Egypt’s Irrigation Minister slammed Ethiopia’s behavior to hamper the course of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, saying that Egypt will thwart any attempt of transgression against its rights, state’s MENA cited the irrigation minister
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.
An open session for the United Nations Security Council on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD, is expected to take place on Monday
"Ethiopia is scheduled to begin filling the GERD within the next two weeks, during which the remaining construction work will continue. It is in this period, the three countries have agreed to reach a final agreement on few binding matters," ِEthoipia sai
The African Union and the three countries agreed to form the technical and legal committee tasked to reach an agreement in two weeks
The African Union has said an agreement has been reached between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resolve the outstanding problems regarding GERD via dialogue.
The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed, Thursday on forming an African Union-sponsored committee grouping legal and technical experts from the three countries to draft a final binding deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
The urgent meeting was announced few hours after a phone call conducted between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his South African counterpart.
The two leaders tackled Egypt's request to the UN Security Council to intervene in the issue of the dam to reach a fair and balanced agreement that takes into account the interests of all parties.
A set of questions are revolving around the stance adopted by Ethiopia.
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.
"Sudan is deeply concerned about Ethiopia decision to start filling the GERD reservoir in the absence of an agreement" read the letter.
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk affirmed that his country is a genuine party in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
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.
Sudanese Intelligence Division forces seized 25 Turkish-made Kalashnikov rifles, 80 pistols, and big quantities of DShK and Kalashnikov ammunition.