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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.

Arab League: Draft resolution on supporting Egypt in GERD issue

Sat, 29 Oct 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Zaki added that another draft resolution on the foreign ministers' table will be discussed regarding support for the upcoming climate summit (Cop27) in Egypt.

Egypt reaffirms commitment to exerting utmost efforts to settle GERD issue: President Sisi

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 09:01 GMT

Sisi made the remarks in a speech at the opening of the fifth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW 2022) on Sunday in the presence of dozens of ministerial and official delegations and 66 international organizations from around 70 countries.

Egypt, India agree on boosting trade, cooperation on 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 01:17 GMT

Egypt and India have agreed on boosting their trade and cooperation in various fields as they celebrate this year the 75th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.

FM Shoukry discuss Climate Change, COP27 with Singaporean Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 03:28 GMT

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 warns against continuity of status quo on GERD as 'instability element'

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 09:31 GMT

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.

Egypt’s FM, UN Envoy for Horn of Africa discuss GERD file, latest development in Sudan

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 03:06 GMT

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.

Egypt’s president receives message from South Sudan’s Kiir, discusses GERD with security advisor Gatluak

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 03:16 GMT

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.

Egyptian geologist reveals outcome of Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling using satellite image

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

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 Sisi: Egypt has positive role regarding what is happening in Gaza

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 06:30 GMT

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.

Photos: President Sisi stresses Egypt’s unwavering stance on GERD, protecting water security in Military Academy tour

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 12:29 GMT

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.

UAE calls on Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD ‘in good faith’

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 03:38 GMT

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.

Egypt sends a letter to UNSC refusing Ethiopia’s unilaterally filling for GERD

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 09:06 GMT

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.

US Committed to Egypt’s Water Security, advancing resolution on Grand Renaissance Dam

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 08:26 GMT

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.

Egypt's FM sheds light on importance of recent overseas visits by President Sisi

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 11:54 GMT

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.

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