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Egyptians, Tanzanian president discuss economic ties, security cooperation

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 03:12 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received his Tanzanian counterpart Samia Hassan Wednesday in Al Itihadiyah presidential palace holding an official ceremony.

Sisi: Egypt fully supports Julius Nyerere Dam construction that achieves Tanzanian people’s aspiration

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 02:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s full support to the implementation of the Julius Nyerere dam project, saying it achieves the aspirations of the brotherly Tanzanian people for a better life.

US fully agrees with Egypt on need for exit of mercenaries from Libya: State Department

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 12:58 GMT

Samuel Warburg, the Regional Spokesman for the US State Department, said the US fully supports Egypt regarding the need for the withdrawal of mercenaries from Libya.

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.

US welcomes Egypt’s plans to advance human rights in cooperation with civil society

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 08:54 GMT

The United States welcomed Egypt’s national plans to boost human rights in cooperation with the civil society sector, a joint statement by the governments of Egypt and the US read on Tuesday following the Egypt-US strategic dialogue held in Washington, D.C.

Egyptian president stresses negotiations, legal binding agreement on Ethiopian Dam in meeting with Congolese counterpart

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 09:17 GMT

They met on the sidelines of summit meetings taking place within the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow.

Egypt's water scarcity 'early example' of future worldwide struggles necessitating int'l coordination: Sisi

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 08:12 GMT

Egypt is an early example of what the situation may look like in many other countries in the near future if effective cross-border coordination and cooperation lagged behind the ongoing challenges of water scarcity, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a speech opening Cairo Water Week Sunday.

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.

Egyptian, Greek chiefs of state confer over economic cooperation, Libyan crisis

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 09:43 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi began his visit to Athens Tuesday by a bilateral meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Sisi affirms to British PM need for binding deal on GERD to protect regional stability

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed in a phone call with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday the need to reach a legally-binding agreement on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam almost ‘stalled’: Egypt’s Irrigation Minister

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 01:52 GMT

Egypt's Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said, Monday that the current negotiations situation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] are almost ‘stalled’.

South Sudan's Salva Kiir says in Cairo visit Ethiopian PM failed to keep negotiations promise

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 - 07:32 GMT

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said in a Sunday press conference with his Egyptian counterpart that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had promised him to resume negotiations with Egypt and Sudan on Renaissance Dam after the formation of a new government but failed to keep his promise.

Photos: Archbishop of Canterbury: GERD talks vital to solve disputes, Ethiopia should ensure fair use

Sat, 09 Oct 2021 - 04:38 GMT

Visiting Egypt on Friday, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations are vital to resolve water disputes between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Egypt to continue negotiations approach to reach GERD deal: Permanent rep. at UN office in Geneva

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 02:44 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative at the UN Office in Geneva Ahmed Ehab Gamal El Din said Egypt has been involved in talks for ten years with Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to reach a fair agreement.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry, Russia’s Lavrov discuss latest developments on GERD, Syria, Libya and mutual relations

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 01:46 GMT

Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday that he discussed latest developments on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD], and efforts to reach a binding legal solution on filling and operating the dam.

Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry hands over a letter from President Sisi to Russia’s Putin

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry handed over on Monday to his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov a letter from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Egypt’s Sisi receives letter from DRC counterpart

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 08:49 GMT

The President reiterated that Egypt will continue to support the DRC in assuming its important responsibility of spearheading joint African action throughout the current year.

On going communications to resume GERD negotiations: Egypt’s FM Shoukry

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 09:52 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Friday, The Republic Democratic of Congo (DRC), which chairs the African Union for this year, is currently communicating with all three countries related to the issue of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to resume negotiations.

Egyptian pres., U.S. National Security Advisor discuss Ethiopian Dam, Libyan elections

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 02:55 GMT

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.

Ethiopia closes its embassy in Cairo ‘temporarily’ for ‘financial reasons’

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 11:44 GMT

Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Egypt Markos Tekle announced his country’s intention to close its embassy in Cairo starting next October, for ‘financial reasons’ aims at reducing the costs of the embassy.

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