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'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.

Egyptian, Spanish FMs discuss Ukraine, Palestine, Libya, GERD in Madrid meeting

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:07 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Spanish counterpart, Jose Manuel Albares, discussed on Monday a number of regional and international issues of mutual concern as they met in Madrid.

A file photo for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam – Twitter/Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

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.

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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.

Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia September 26, 2019. Reuters

Unilateral GERD actions part of Ethiopian policy aimed at ‘exploiting int’l rivers’: Egypt

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 10:04 GMT

Speaking at the 157th ordinary session of the Council of the League of Arab States at the level of foreign ministers, Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s rejection of Ethiopia’s commencement of operating GERD last month unilaterally.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry gives a speech at the 157th meeting of the Arab League Council on the foreign ministerial level on Wednesday- press photo

Egypt, Sudan call for ‘serious negotiations’ regarding GERD

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 11:21 GMT

Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s rejection of Ethiopia’s unilateral act of starting the operation of the Renaissance Dam last month, which is a further violation of Ethiopia’s obligations under the 2015 Declaration of Principles Agreement,

False GERD statements, unilateral dam management confuse water system in Egypt, Sudan: Min.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 10:18 GMT

In a meeting with Annette Weber, Special Representative for the Horn of Africa at the European Union, Abdel Aati also warned that such false statements and unilateral management will also cause harms to the downstream countries of Egypt and Sudan.

File- A Google satellite image for the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)- Egypt Today

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.

A handout satellite image shows a closeup view of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia June 26, 2020. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via REUTERS

Arab Parliament denounces Ethiopia’s unilateral GERD operation as ‘serious violation of Egypt, Sudan water rights’

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 01:33 GMT

The Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Abdel Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Asoumi denounced Ethiopia’s announcement to unilaterally start operating the Renaissance Dam as “a serious violation of water rights of Egypt and Sudan.”

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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 Central Command Commander Kenneth McKenzie - Middle East Institute

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.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held, on Saturday morning, a mini-summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on February 5, 2022- press photo

Egypt’s Sisi, China’s Xi Jinping discuss development of GERD file, bilateral ties

Sat, 05 Feb 2022 - 09:03 GMT

The two leaders touched on a number of regional and international issues of common interest, including the developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) file, the Palestinian cause and the crises in Libya, Syria and Yemen.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received, Saturday morning, President Macky Sall in Cairo - press photo

Egypt's President Sisi re-calls for reaching fair binding legal agreement on GERD

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 - 12:49 GMT

President Sisi said that the upcoming climate summit (COP27) that would be held in Sharm El Sheikh city in November 2022 will focus on the requirements of the African countries.

A handout satellite image shows a closeup view of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia June 26, 2020. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via REUTERS

Egypt's PM calls for reaching binding agreement to GERD issue

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 12:51 GMT

Egypt always gives priority to achieving development in Nile basin countries, so it offered assistance to sisterly countries to provide stability for their peoples.

A Google satellite image for the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)- Egypt Today

FM: Egypt not behind stalled talks on GERD

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Also, Shoukry said that Egypt looks forward to making conditions suitable for the return of Syria to the Arab League in order to play a role in maintaining Arab national security.

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli speaks to BBC

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.

A Google satellite image for the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)- Egypt Today

Irrigation min.: Egypt faces many water challenges topped by GERD, overpopulation

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 03:30 GMT

The minister's remarks were made at a lecture he delivered to a number of Hungarian diplomats from the Hungarian Diplomatic Academy as he addressed the issue of Egypt water status and the projects carried out by the Egyptian state in order to cope up with the impact of climate changes.

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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.

A Google satellite image for the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)- Egypt Today

Egypt ready to resume tripartite talks about GERD: Water Minister

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 10:08 GMT

“Egypt will not give up its right to water,” he said.

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