The three technical and legal committees of every country did not reach consensus on the points of contention regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that the country is still prioritizing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations along with preserving Egypt's water interests and protecting it.
Spokesperson of the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dina Mufti announced the resumption of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) talks with Egypt and Sudan Monday
“First of all, I call on all Egyptians to be keen on exercising their constitutional right to choose their representatives in the second parliamentary chamber,” Abdel Aal told Alaa Thabet, Al Ahram’s editor-in-chief.
Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations resumed, Monday as part of the African Union-sponsored talks, with the participation of Water and irrigation Minsters of the countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.
Water flows in the Blue Nile carries 136 million tons of silt, saying that this amount of silt is enough to fill the Renaissance Dam’s in 50 years.
The African Union called, Friday on Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to urgently finalize a binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam, with the support of African Union experts and observers.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered the concerned ministries to install water-saving tap devices in all housing units.
The US administration is considering suspending some aid to Ethiopia, six officials and congressional aides told Foreign Policy, as the latter announced the first filling of the Renaissance Dam, which heightened tensions with Egypt over fears of water shortage.
The footages prove Ethiopia is not serious about GERD negotiations.
The mini-summit that was held Tuesday night stressed the need of reaching a binding legal agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD filling and operation processes, which includes a legal mechanism serve as a reference to be used in case of any future disputes.
Egypt has ‘sincere desire’ to make progress regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations and its ‘points of contention’,
Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agreed on continuing negotiations regarding Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD to overcome ‘points of contention’ according to Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas, Tuesday.
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to participate in a mini-summit on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Tuesday, as part of the African Union-sponsored negotiations.
The European Union (EU) said it is working on alleviating the tension between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia regarding GERD.
Egypt has submitted a formal note to the Security Council - under Article 35 of the Charter - that puts the international community before its responsibilities, and could give Egypt the legal basis for resorting to "several mechanisms" or "other scenarios"; To defend its water rights, after overthrowing all the official sections defined by the United Nations Charter.
Despite the Sudanese measurement indications on the decline in water level, Seleshi Bekele said on his unverified Twitter account that the “inflow into the reservoir [is] due to heavy rainfall and runoff exceeded the outflow and created natural pooling.This continues until overflow is triggered soon.”
Talking again about alternative solutions in Egypt and Sudan in the face of Ethiopia has stalled after the negotiations of the Renaissance Dam.
Since Ethiopia unilaterally commenced the construction of this dam, our negotiations have included numerous trilateral and bilateral summit meetings between the leaders of our three countries, Shourky says.