Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Monday with Singaporean Senior Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Chairman for the inter-ministerial committee on Climate Change Teo Chee Hean.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Sunday the file of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with UN Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh in a Cairo meeting.
The Sunday meeting tackled ways to defend African interests during the upcoming COP 27 conference that the Egyptian authorities are working around the clock to host, on behalf of the African continent, in Sharm El-Sheikh on November 6-18, 2022.
During the meeting, Sisi and Gatluak discussed a number of regional issues of mutual concern, including the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.
Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
President El-Sisi also reviewed Egypt’s position pertinent to foreign policy and issues related to the Middle East and confirmed Egypt's unwavering position on the Renaissance Dam and protecting Egypt's water security, said Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has affirmed Egypt’s unwavering stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the protection of the country’s water security in a meeting with students and faculty staff of the Military Academy.
On July 29, 2022, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a letter to the president of the UN Security Council on Friday to express Egypt’s formal objection to Ethiopia's measures to unilaterally continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without reaching an agreement with Egypt and Sudan.
U.S. Special Envoy to the Horn of Africa Ambassador Mike Hammer met with senior Egyptian government officials on July 25 to advance a diplomatic resolution on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that supports the water needs, economy, and livelihood of all Egyptians, Sudanese, and Ethiopians.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry stated in a phone-in Saturday that the recent visits of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to several states reflect Egypt's keenness on persistent coordination with partners on all levels.
Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University stated Saturday in a phone-in that satellite images show that the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began on July 11.
In media comments to the “On My Responsibility” talk show on Sada El Balad, Shoukry added everyone agrees on the importance of reaching a binding legal agreement on the operation of the Ethiopian dam.
The visit aims at achieving the interests of all parties and contributing to a more peaceful and prosperous region, the statement said, adding “In Addis Ababa, Ambassador Hammer will also consult with the African Union, under whose auspices GERD talks occur.”
In a speech at the University of Belgrade on Thursday, Sisi affirmed Egypt’s call for exerting all efforts to achieve these goals in a way that spare the world the negative impacts of this global crisis.
In his speech after being awarded an Honorary degree from Belgrade University, President Sisi said that Egypt has adopted a set of rulings regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, stressing that the country believes in the unity of the purpose and destiny of the Nile Basin countries.
They said that it is required to reach an agreement on the filling and operation of the dam as stipulated in the statement of the President of the Security Council on September 15, 2021 and in accordance with international law, the summit’s statement added.
Sewilam made the observation through images he acquired on Google Maps, making a comparison between those of 2020 and others of 2022.
Schallenberg’s remarks echo his earlier statements last year, when he said in TV remarks that “no one should play with fire” in the GERD dispute.
The remarks were made by new Ethiopian Ambassador Sileshi Bekele, who earlier served as Ethiopia’s minister of water and irrigation and is also a chief negotiator and advisor on transboundary Rivers and GERD.