Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Sisi affirms to Blinken the importance of US role to resolve GERD crisis

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the importance of US role to take an effective part in resolving the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

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.

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 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 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).

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.

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.

Geologist releases updates, speculations on disputed Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University stated Saturday in a phone-in that satellite images show that the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began on July 11.

Sisi: Egypt urges addressing all means to achieve calm, reach diplomatic solution in Ukraine

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 02:09 GMT

In a speech at the University of Belgrade on Thursday, Sisi affirmed Egypt’s call for exerting all efforts to achieve these goals in a way that spare the world the negative impacts of this global crisis.

Professor warns of cracks in saddle dam of Ethiopia's mega hydropower project

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Sewilam made the observation through images he acquired on Google Maps, making a comparison between those of 2020 and others of 2022.

Austrian FM voices support to Egypt’s water rights, says Nile should not be controlled by one state

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 10:31 GMT

Schallenberg’s remarks echo his earlier statements last year, when he said in TV remarks that “no one should play with fire” in the GERD dispute.

Ethiopia claims it is ‘keen’ to resume GERD talks with Egypt, Sudan

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 09:40 GMT

The remarks were made by new Ethiopian Ambassador Sileshi Bekele, who earlier served as Ethiopia’s minister of water and irrigation and is also a chief negotiator and advisor on transboundary Rivers and GERD.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam general manager says no water to reach Egypt, Sudan in time of drought

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Ethiopia has been rejecting to sign of a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam.

'Egypt showed much lenience in negotiations on GERD filling, operation': Irrigation Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:56 GMT

That was during a meeting with the Japanese ambassador.