Yasser Abbas

Sudan to not resume GERD talks with previous methodology, urges involvement of international quartet: minister

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 01:43 GMT

Sudanese Irrigation Minster Yasser Abbas said Sudan will not resume the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations with the same previous methodology.

Sudan’s irrigation minister: GERD issue became threat to regional security, peace

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 06:29 GMT

Sudan’s Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas said the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue has become a threat to the regional security and peace, expecting the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take into consideration Sudan’s demands in this regard.

US Secretary of Treasury, Sudanese Irrigation Minister stress the need to reach GERD fair legal agreement

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 12:51 GMT

US Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin and the Sudanese Minister of Irrigation, Yasser Abbas, stressed, the need to reach a fair legal agreement on GERD

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks resumed; Sudan demands one-week delay for further consultations

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 05:55 GMT

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations resumed, Monday as part of the African Union-sponsored talks, with the participation of Water and irrigation Minsters of the countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Sudanese Min. calls for agreement on GERD to avoid possible risks

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The potential positive effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Sudan can turn into risks if no agreement on filling and operating the dam was reached, Minister of Water Resources Yasser Abbas said Tuesday.