Dam Filling

Egypt rejects Ethiopian invitation to nominate operators for data exchange on GERD filling without deal

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 08:14 GMT

The Ethiopian proposal is merely an attempt to obtain an Egyptian approval of the second phase of dam filling, which Ethiopia plans to implement whether an agreement is reached or not.

UN urges concerned states to resolve differences on GERD amid reports on dam filling

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Secretary General Antonio Guterres said agreement on GERD should be “mutually beneficial” for the peoples of the three countries, Reuters reported, quoting Dujarric.

Egypt requests clarification from Ethiopia after reports on unilateral dam filling

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has requested an “urgent official clarification” from the Ethiopian government after reports quoted the irrigation minister as saying that his country started filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after rounds of ineffective negotiations.

Observers, concerned states hold meetings on GERD, discuss agreement to operate dam

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 12:24 GMT

Talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam between observers and concerned countries have continued for the ninth day on Saturday, under the auspices of the African Union, to discuss an agreement to fill and operate the massive dam, read a statement by the Egyptian Water Resources Ministry.