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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/12/2023 10:41:00 AM
In a TV interview on Monday with TV host Ahmed Moussa, Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, stated that Egypt has no intention of taking the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at this stage.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/2/2023 8:14:40 PM
As fighting continues in Sudan, commentators are increasingly worried about its impact on Khartoum’s position on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, reports Doaa El-Bey

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/13/2023 12:52:28 AM
Egypt has accused Ethiopia of attempting to "buy time" to continue filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam unilaterally without reaching a deal, while also emphasising that Addis Ababa’s continued claim of Egyptian "politicisation" of the GERD issue is an attempt to "evade legal responsibility."

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/31/2023 3:29:00 PM
Last Thursday, Ethiopia announced that construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was 90 per cent complete.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/28/2023 9:49:15 PM
Ethiopia announced last Friday that its controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is 90 per cent complete.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/23/2023 7:55:41 PM
The continuation of Ethiopia's unilateral practices in the operation of its “oversized dam” poses an existential threat to 150 million citizens and could lead to the “exacerbation of irregular migration,” said Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sewilam.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/23/2023 12:57:50 PM
The Supreme Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) reiterated its rejection of measures that would prejudice Egypt or Sudan’s rights to Nile water, read a statement by the GCC’s Ministerial Council following its 155th session on Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/15/2023 9:23:00 PM
Egypt reiterated this week the importance of reaching a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/9/2023 10:42:59 PM
The Egyptian state will defend its people’s interests in case Ethiopia fails to ensure no serious harm is caused to Egypt and Sudan's interests due to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Thursday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/8/2023 11:19:44 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry - the head of the 159th session of the Arab League Council meeting for Arab foreign ministers - approved a decision to place the issue of the Ethiopian dam as a permanent topic on the Arab League Council agenda.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/21/2023 5:08:19 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi asserted on Tuesday the importance of finding a solution to the long-running dispute caused by the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during a joint press conference with his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who is on an official visit to the Egyptian capital.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/16/2023 10:53:16 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reaffirmed to the UN special envoy to the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh Egypt’s stance on the necessity of reaching a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the GERD, which takes into account the interests of all three countries - Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia - and preserves Egypt’s water rights.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/11/2023 5:16:00 PM
Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry stressed on Saturday that it is "an indispensable necessity" to reach without delay a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Ethiopian Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/2/2023 10:36:00 AM
Sudan’s new agreement with Ethiopia on the building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam could have negative impacts on Egypt.

World - Region
1/26/2023 5:36:35 PM
Sudan's leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said Thursday that Khartoum and Addis Ababa are "aligned and in agreement" on a controversial Ethiopian dam on the Blue Nile which Egypt disputes over the filling and operation of the reservoir.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/21/2023 5:32:14 PM
Egypt's Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam discussed with his newly-appointed Sudanese counterpart means to develop the work of permanent Egyptian-Sudanese Technical Authority for Nile water -- one of the oldest mechanisms of cooperation between the two countries.

Egypt - Society
1/17/2023 9:43:39 PM
Egypt faces a water deficit of around 30-35 billion cubic metres (bcm). Therefore, it adopts several measures to overcome this challenge, including importing food that requires for its production additional amounts of water annually, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hany Sewilam said Tuesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/12/2023 6:17:39 PM
Saudi Arabia has called on Ethiopia to act responsibly and to demonstrate the political will required to reach a legally-binding agreement with Egypt and Sudan on the rules of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/25/2022 10:59:00 AM
The war in Ukraine downplayed the urgency of reaching an agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam this year.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/15/2022 5:41:10 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stated on Wednesday that the African continent needs a fully-fledged international project to develop its infrastructure.

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