President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir discussed in Juba on Saturday the developments of negotiations on GERD.
“In June 2021, the dam will start its first round of power generation,” he said during an online lecture at the University College London (UCL).
Hamdok asserted that it must not be operated until an agreement is reached.
The meeting is being held via video conference, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez on his Twitter account.
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohamed Al-Sabah asserted that his country supports the Egyptian stance on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
They exchanged views on a number of African affairs, particularly the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok affirmed during a meeting, Monday Khartoum’s stance on reaching a fair agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), to all three countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia under the supervision of the African Union.
He said that the EU is aware of the importance of this file for the three countries, noting that he discussed this matter with Egypt several times.
The water resources ministers of the three countries met to find an ideal framework for GERD talks
The meeting's outcomes will be reported to the ministers of the three states as they will convene on November 5.
Sunday's meeting is the outcome of another that took place on October 27.
During this one-week round, the three countries would discuss a clear and detailed agenda and a tight timetable for the path of negotiation, according to a statement by the Sudanese Ministry of Eater Resources.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stressed that joint development projects will be expedited as he met with Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday.
Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Abdel Fatah al-Burhan pays Egypt a state visit on Tuesday.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will not talk part in Tuesday's meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) according to Sources told Egyptian Youm7 newspaper.
New negotiations round on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will resume on Tuesday with the participation of all three countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia according to President of South Africa and African Union, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa.
“We are trying to reach an agreement. We are interested in providing electricity to all Ethiopian people and offer utmost cooperation,” he said.
Trump's statements came in a phone call with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in the presence of press.
The United States president Donald Trump urged Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok to do all the efforts he can to reach a solution regarding The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue between Egypt and Ethiopia.
The EU and the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources are discussing a new project titled “EU for Water”, where the EU contributed by a grant of €20 million.