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Organization of Islamic Cooperation welcomes resumption of talks between Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on GERD

Sat, 15 Jul 2023 - 11:40 GMT

The General Secretariat stressed the importance of preserving water security for both Egypt and Sudan, refusing to prejudice the rights of all parties in the Nile waters.

Assistant to Egyptian FM meets with Slovak delegation to discuss economic cooperation, regional affairs

Sun, 09 Jul 2023 - 10:00 GMT

Assistant to the Foreign Minister for European Affairs Ehab Nasr received a delegation headed by Director General of the Political Section at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Michal Pavuk.

Mauritanian president commends Egypt's patience, wisdom on Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The two chiefs of state tackled the conditions of Libya and Sudan as well as the "Nile Water" issue.

Ethiopia’s GERD statement seeks to ‘drive wedge’ between Arab, African states: Egypt

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 12:17 GMT

A recent statement by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with regard to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) seeks to “drive a wedge” between Arab and African countries, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid has said.

Egypt calls Ethiopian statement 'desperate attempt to sabotage Arab-African relations'

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

The ambassador pointed out that the statement included falsehoods pertinent to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

32nd Arab League summit urges good-faith negotiations to reach deal on Ethiopia dam

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 06:59 GMT

The leaders made the remarks in a decision entitled “the Ethiopian Dam” following the 32nd Arab League Summit held in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah on Friday.

Ethiopia 'buying time' on GERD, shows no political will to reach deal: Egypt’s FM

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 11:29 GMT

In an interview with TV host Sherif Amer on MBC Masr, Shoukry said all Sudan’s neighboring countries are harmed by the ongoing Sudanese conflict in response to a question on whether Ethiopia is benefiting from the crisis amid the continued GERD dispute between the three countries.

Egyptian geologist says 4th filling of Ethiopian Dam to be equivalent to previous 3

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 03:59 GMT

The expert estimates that the height of the middle wall would reach 620 meters this year.

Egypt’s FM reviews Ethiopian dam file developments with EU ambassadors in MENA region

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 06:39 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reviewed developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with ambassadors of the European Union in the Middle East and North Africa region and officials at the European External Action Service (EEAS).

Unilateral measures on Ethiopian dam pose ‘existential danger’ on 150M citizens: Egypt

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 12:05 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sewilam made the remarks as he delivered Egypt’s speech during the opening plenary of the 2023 UN Water Conference on Wednesday.

Egypt’s president calls for reaching GERD deal, says Egypt does not have chance to bear water shortage

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 01:51 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi highlighted the necessity to reach a legally-binding deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with Ethiopia in a joint press conference with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.

Egypt’s FM: Talks with Ethiopia over GERD did not lead to any agreement

Thu, 09 Mar 2023 - 02:04 GMT

“The negotiations in which Egypt was involved have not achieved any agreement so far, and Ethiopia has not assumed its responsibility to reach an agreement in the presence of a real political will,” Shoukry said.

Egypt relies on Arab brothers to urge Ethiopia to refrain from unilateral measures on GERD: FM

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 02:02 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has reaffirmed Egypt’s reliance on its Arab brothers to urge Ethiopia to refrain from its unilateral acts regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt’s FM affirms necessity to reach GERD deal in meeting with UN HoA envoy

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 - 04:45 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s stance on the necessity to reach a binding deal on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Saudi Arabia stresses support to Egypt’s water security, urges Ethiopia against unilateral GERD measures

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 06:48 GMT

Saudi Arabia has affirmed full support to Egypt’s water security as an inseparable from the Arab national security, urging Ethiopia against any unilateral measures on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt congratulates Sudan on launch of final phase of political process

Wed, 11 Jan 2023 - 08:15 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry congratulated his Sudanese counterpart, Ali Al-Saddiq, on the launch of the second and final phase of the political process in Sudan in a phone call on Wednesday.

President Sisi stresses Egypt’s stance on protecting its water security under legal binding deal on GERD

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 07:03 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi stressed Egypt's firm stand on protecting its water security under a legal binding deal regulating the filling and operation of The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), highlighting that Egypt depends on the Nile River as the main source of water.

GERD development on US-African summit agenda: Sources

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 12:10 GMT

Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs said that ‘the great importance of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) file between Egypt and Ethiopia imposes itself strongly on the US-African summit’s agenda, expected to be held in Washington, Tuesday 13 December.

Egypt’s FM highlights to Pelosi the need for Ethiopia to show political will to reach GERD deal

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 - 01:30 GMT

Shoukry, also president of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) held in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh city from 6-18 November, met with Pelosi on Friday on the sidelines of the conference, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Egyptian president makes phone call to Kenyan counterpart on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 10:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made Saturday a phone call to his newly-elected Kenyan counterpart William Ruto to discuss the developments of major regional affairs of joint interest.

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