Renaissance Dam

Egypt sends UNSC its official objection to 2nd filling of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 08:23 GMT

A complete file on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been submitted to the UNSC to be a reference for the international community on this issue and to document Egypt’s constructive and responsible positions taken over a decade of negotiations, Hafez said.

Egypt’s Sisi, Senegal’s Sall to coordinate over GERD, expand economic ties

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 02:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall agreed on Wednesday on joint coordination on the Renaissance Dam issue and on stronger economic ties.

Demanding binding agreement on GERD is 'legitimate right' of Sudan: Burhan

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Sudan seeks a consensual and negotiated solution to the Renaissance Dam (GERD) based on preserving rights, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan told France 24 Monday.

Sisi tells US envoy for Horn of Africa GERD is 'existential issue' for Egypt

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 02:36 GMT

The issue of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) is an “existential case” for Egypt, which will not accept putting its water interests or capabilities of its people in jeopardy, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told the U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa on Wednesday.

DR Congo’s President will visit Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 08:26 GMT

Tshisekedi’s tour came in light of the resumption of the tripartite talks between the Nile countries over the controversial dam after the negotiations for reaching a legally binding agreement.

Egypt’s Ambassador to U.S. says Washington ‘must act now’ to solve GERD issue, save negotiations

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States Motaz Zahran said that The United States new administration could save the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia if they decided to take a real action to mediate again at this stage.

Egypt's FM concludes African tour discussing GERD in Tunisia

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:47 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs delivered a letter from President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to his Tunisian counterpart Kais Saied on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Thursday.

Egypt's foreign affairs minister embarks on African tour to deliver updates of Renaissance Dam negotiations

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:23 GMT

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Sisi meets with top state officials to push forward transformational irrigation system

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 11:42 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with top state officials on Tuesday to push forward the transformation of irrigation in Egypt into a smart system that saves water, fertilizers and maximizes yield.

Sudan PM Hamdok calls for triple meeting with Egyption, Ethiopian counterparts on Renaissance Dam

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 09:35 GMT

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok called his Egyption and Ethiopian counterparts to meet within ten days, to evaluate the negotiations of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD), which reached a ‘deadlock.

Lavrov tells Sisi Russia rejects any harm to Egypt’s historic water rights

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 05:23 GMT

Lavrov has made an official visit to Egypt, during which he also held a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry and highlighted the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute.

Tunisia’s Saeid firmly supports Egypt’s water rights, discusses ‘new means of cooperation’ with Sisi

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The leaders of Egypt and Tunisia on Saturday emphasized “identical views” on regional issues, promising “wider horizons and new means of cooperation.”

Ethiopia involves GERD in complexities of internal policies: Sudan's Abdalla Hamdok

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:54 GMT

Ethiopia has involved the Renaissance Dam (GERD) in the complexities of its internal policies, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Thursday, according to Al-Arabiya.

Sisi warns Ethiopia of taking single drop of Egyptian water, says ‘all options are open’

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 11:05 GMT

“I tell our Ethiopian brothers: we should not reach the level that you mess with a water drop in Egypt, because all options are open,” Sisi said, while inaugurating the secured and smart documents complex.

Sudan: Ethiopia’s obstinacy on GERD pushes Khartoum to think of all other possible options

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 11:03 GMT

Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation said that Ethiopia’s obstinacy on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which became obvious in the latest Kinshasa talks pushes Khartoum to think of all possible options to protect the country’s security in accordance with international laws.

Ethiopia rejects 3 proposals by Egypt, Sudan to resume negotiations on Renaissance Dam

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 01:24 GMT

Egypt says talks held in the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, on March 4-5 did not achieve any progress or lead to an agreement on re-launching negotiations.

Sudan calls for adopting ‘new approach’ on GERD negotiations

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 02:53 GMT

Sudan Foreign Minister Mariam al Sadek called for adopting ‘new approach’ on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations that kicked off in Kinshasa Sunday.

Egypt’s FM travels to DR Congo to attend AU’s GERD talks

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 04:53 GMT

Foreign ministers and irrigation ministers of the three concerned countries of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are attending the meetings taking place in the early days of April.

Sisi, Macron discuss latest developments in Libyan crisis, Renaissance Dam

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 05:13 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi asserted the deep-rooted relations between Egypt and France along with Egypt’s keenness on continuing efforts to boost relations in all fields especially in economy, investment, development, security and military.

Ethiopia says it did not receive an official ‘quartet mediation’ proposal

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 11:22 GMT

Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry said that they haven’t received an official proposal to form a quartet committee that includes the European Union, the United Nations, the United States and the African Union to mediate the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) talks.