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Negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam almost ‘stalled’: Egypt’s Irrigation Minister

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 01:52 GMT

Egypt's Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said, Monday that the current negotiations situation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] are almost ‘stalled’.

On going communications to resume GERD negotiations: Egypt’s FM Shoukry

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 09:52 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Friday, The Republic Democratic of Congo (DRC), which chairs the African Union for this year, is currently communicating with all three countries related to the issue of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to resume negotiations.

Ongoing cooperation highlights FIFA-African Union discussions

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:44 GMT

Infantino has stressed the need to harmonise the international match calendar to help make football truly global.

Egypt signs on joining statute for establishing African Medicines Agency

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 10:41 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia and its permanent representative to the African Union Osama Abdel Khaleq signed Egypt’s joining the statute establishing the African Medicines Agency.

The US is ready to offer political, technical support to GERD negotiations: Regional Spokesman

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 10:18 GMT

The US Department of State regional spokesman Samuel Warburg said that Washington believes that the African Union is the most appropriate institution to deal with The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Ethiopia’s 2nd filling of GERD threatens int’l peace, security: Egyptian lawmaker

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 10:58 GMT

Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee at the Parliament Karim Darwish stressed that Ethiopia's second filling of the Renaissance Dam “threatens international peace and security.”

Egypt's FM meets UN ambassadors of Security Council permanent member states, AU Troika

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 10:48 GMT

That is ahead of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis taking place on June 8.

Ethiopia’s letter to UNSC is an attempted “to drive a wedge” between Arab League, African Union: AL

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 07:59 GMT

The Arab League has expressed its disturbance of Ethiopia’s letter to the UN the Security Council, in which the government rejected the intervention of the League in the Renaissance Dam

Egypt takes part in 38th ordinary summit of AUDA-NEPAD

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 01:55 GMT

The projects led by Egypt on the AU-level include electricity linkage among African countries, and the Vic-Med Project.

Egyptian minister highlights facts on Ethiopian Dam's floodgates, turbines

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:13 GMT

The minister added that Egypt heading to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is not ruled out.

US: African Union-sponsored talks on GERD must resume urgently

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 05:14 GMT

The US said it also believed that the 2015 Declaration of Principles signed by each of the three concerned countries and the July 2020 statement by the AU Bureau are important foundations for these negotiations.

Sisi tells Congolese president Egypt will not accept harm to its water security

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 08:24 GMT

Sisi affirmed Egypt's support to GERD negotiations under the African Union auspices and with the participation of international partners

Egyptian, Croatian FMs discuss economic ties, Ethiopian Dam

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received a phone call from Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlic-Radman Monday.

Egypt maintained political will to launch serious GERD talks, reach deal, FM tells Senegal's president

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 09:36 GMT

As he met with Senegalese President Macky Sall in Dakar, Shoukry affirmed the need to reach this agreement on GERD in a way that serves the rights and interests of the three countries, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read on Thursday.

Egypt’s FM hands Sisi messages on GERD to Nigerien, Senegalese presidents

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 09:59 GMT

Niger and Senegal are Shoukry’s fourth and fifth stops in his tour that included DR Congo, the current chair of the African Union

FM delivers message on Ethiopian Dam from Egyptian pres. to South African counterpart

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.

Egypt’s FM hands Sisi’s message on GERD to Comoros president

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 07:50 GMT

Shoukry’s visit to Comoros is his second stop in an African six-nation tour that includes DR Congo, the current chair of the African Union, as well as Senegal, Tunisia, South Africa and Kenya.

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.

FM Shoukry says Egypt urges prioritizing political solutions to disputes in Africa

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry underlined, Thursday Egypt’s stance as regards prioritizing political solutions to disputes in Africa.

Egypt’s FM: No contacts with Ethiopia on GERD outside African Union

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 09:23 GMT

"There were no contacts outside the framework of the African Union," Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said.