Latest in Tag: GERD Highlight
Latest in Tag: GERD
Shoukry carries messages from President Al-Sisi to leaders of 6 African countries on GERD developments
There is daily review of Nile Dam crisis, as water is a matter of existence for Egypt, Sameh Shoukry added
Regrettable that 10 years of negotiations have elapsed without reaching agreement, says Sudan’s Abdullah Hamdouk
Egypt supports development in Ethiopia without harming the interests of neighbouring countries, and that any shortage in its share of the River Nile water will lead to destabilisation and security issues in the whole Middle East and Africa region.
Expected harm due to Ethiopian dam would occur at time of drought, says Abdel Atty
Egypt has rejected an Ethiopian invitation to form a tripartite group of representatives from Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to exchange data on the second filling of the disputed Ethiopian dam. In a statement on Saturday, Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation said that the Ethiopian proposal violates the outcomes of the African summits in this …
Move comes as part of Ethiopia’s continued policy to impose fait accompli, limit negotiations to 2nd filling only, says Egyptian former minister
‘We respect desire of other countries to achieve development, provided that it does not affect Egypt’s share of water, says Al-Sisi
I mean here his statement about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations, when he said, “We do not threaten anyone, but no one can take a drop of water from Egypt. Otherwise, the region will witness a state of instability that no one could imagine. And whoever wants to test us, let him please.”
Egypt participates in Kinshasa meetings with good faith, but Ethiopia has no political will to end crisis: Egyptian FM Shoukry
Shoukry also said that that Egypt had negotiated over a decade with the aim of reaching a fair, balanced, and legally binding agreement on filling and operating the controversial dam.
The confirmation was delivered on Sunday to President Felix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and current head of the African Union (AU), confirming.
Ethiopia insists on conducting 2nd phase of filling, generate power from GERD in August
Arab Parliament stresses rejection to any unilateral Ethiopian measures regarding GERD, while Sudan accuses Addis Ababa of evasion to complete 2nd filling of dam
If below 13.5 billion cbm, Egypt’s share of shortfall would be approximately 9 billion cbm, equivalent to irrigation of 2 million acres, says Nader Nour Elddine
Any agreement on Ethiopian dam must take into account interests of all parties, preserve water, economic rights of Nile Basin countries, in accordance with international laws
This was evident in Addis Ababa’s insistence to move forward and fill the second phase of the dam with nearly 14 billion sqm of the river’s water, nearly three times the volume of the initial filling carried out last year, by 4.9 billion cbm.
Dam’s filling is part of its construction process, says FM Mekonnen
Egypt’s dialogue over massive Ethiopian dam issue is always reasonable and rational, asserts Al-Sisi
Nunn also said, “Egypt lives on the River Nile and needs it, therefore, we have to find a solution to secure these rights and needs in the Renaissance Dam crisis with Ethiopia, and that this be done by political means.”
Committee formed in Egypt to raise awareness on water issues
Language of sovereignty on River Nile is regrettable, says Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that the country rejects recent Ethiopian decisions threatening Egyptian, Sudanese interests and peoples
Sudanese official called on neighbouring Ethiopia to appeal to voice of reason, respect international laws regarding transboundary waters
Sudan announced earlier it had submitted formal request for quadripartite international mediation
Sudanese PM criticises Ethiopia’s attempts to include water-sharing file in GERD negotiations
Ethiopia dam’s second filling without tripartite agreement threatens lives of 20 million Sudanese people: Yasser Abbas
Most TPLF leaders were killed or captured, fugitives are being pursued: Ethiopia Ambassador to Sudan
Two sides also discussed developments in Sudanese-Ethiopian border conflict, recent Sudanese moves to extend state sovereignty along eastern borders
Shoukry stresses need to launch serious negotiation process, under AU auspices, with participation of international parties