Renaissance Dam

Burundian FM affirms support for Egypt's rights, water interests in Ethiopian dam's file

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 - 09:34 GMT

Burundian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation Albert Shingiro on Friday expressed his country's solid support for Egypt's rights and water interests regarding the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam's file.

Water security of Egypt, Sudan 'integral part' of Arab national security - GCC chief

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 07:25 GMT

"We oppose any action or measure that infringes upon the two countries' rights in the Nile water," AlBudaiwi told the joint GCC-Egyptian ministerial meeting, held at the GCC General Secretariat in Riyadh.

Egypt announces new negotiations with Ethiopia on Renaissance Dam

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 01:44 GMT

Ethiopia had backtracked on several agreements previously reached by the three countries during the negotiation process.

FM Shoukry meets members of CFR on sidelines of UNGA

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 - 08:54 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Friday with members of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) on the sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

Egypt denounces Ethiopia’s accusations of ‘politicizing’ Renaissance Dam file

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 09:45 GMT

“The continuous Ethiopian claim that Egypt politicized the issue of the Renaissance Dam is an attempt to evade legal responsibility, and disregard the principles of international law and good neighborliness,” Loza said.

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.

Arab Parliament denounces Ethiopia’s unilateral GERD operation as ‘serious violation of Egypt, Sudan water rights’

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 01:33 GMT

The Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Abdel Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Asoumi denounced Ethiopia’s announcement to unilaterally start operating the Renaissance Dam as “a serious violation of water rights of Egypt and Sudan.”

Egypt, Djibouti agreed on increasing mutual investments, trade volume, establishing logistics zone: Sisi

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al Sisi said in a joint press conference with Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh that the bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Djibouti witnessed ‘important qualitative’ steps in all fields during the past period.

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's Sisi, Cyprus' Anastasiades label ties as 'pillar for Eastern Mediterranean stability'

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 02:42 GMT

The Supreme Egyptian-Cypriot Government Committee convened Saturday in Cairo. This is the first time the committee has convened at the presidential level.

Tunisia had hoped for GERD agreement instead of Security Council escalation: Tunisian amb.

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 12:14 GMT

Tunisia “did not wish” that the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam’s issue would have escalated to the Security Council and had hoped a legally-binding agreement could have been reached to guarantee “Ethiopia’s right to development and the two downstream nations’ to water.”

Dialog is the only solution towards solving The GERD issue: Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 11:30 GMT

Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan said, Wednesday that Dialog is the only solution towards solving The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Luxembourg FM: Egypt will respond seriously to any shortage in water level

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean Alsborn said that the Renaissance Dam issue is complicated, stressing that Egypt will respond decisively to any shortage in the water level.

We will urge UNSC to require negotiating a binding agreement on GERD within 6 months: FM Shoukry

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 06:35 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt and Sudan called for a Security Council meeting in light of “the existential threat” to the people of both countries from the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Everyone knows Security Council won't do much on GERD issue. So why is it a strategic move by Egypt, Sudan, and an irritating one for Ethiopia?

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:15 GMT

“What do we expect from the Security Council?... The answer is nothing. Then why are Egypt and Sudan there?... To do the right thing. We did everything and the world is watching," said talk show host Amr Adib.

Egypt's FM meets with UN Secretary-General to stress int'l community's responsibility for contributing to resolving GERD's crisis

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:25 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to stress the international community’s responsibility for contributing to resolving the situation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Sisi tells Congolese president Egypt only took GERD issue to Security Council due to Ethiopian 'intransigence,' fait accompli attempts

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:05 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi Wednesday that Egypt and Sudan took the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue to the Security Council because of Ethiopia’s intransigence and attempts to impose a fait accompli.

Kuwait supports internationalization of GERD issue, calls for resumptions of overseen negotiations

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Kuwait has expressed support for Egypt and Sudan’s endeavors to contain the crisis of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), calling on the international community to intensify efforts alongside the African Union and Arab League to oversee negotiations between the two downstream countries and Ethiopia.

Egypt's FM meets Indian Representative at UN as diplomats brief Security Council members ahead of GERD session

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 06:51 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with the Indian Permanent Representative to the United Nations to present Egypt’s position on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) hours before the Security Council session on Thursday.

5 most important terms of Arab resolution on GERD at Security Council

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 06:07 GMT

The Thursday Security Council session on GERD matters a great deal to Egypt because it will show the fairness of the Egyptian cause on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).