Latest in Tag: Sudan Highlight
Latest in Tag: Sudan
Ethiopian forces open fire on Sudanese patrol on Sunday near border
The talks between the involved parties in the GERD issue have been unable to reach consensus on the disputed points on filling and operating the dam
Khartoum is affected by Ethiopian Dam, agreement essential to protect country, says Faisal Mohamed Saleh
They discuss removing obstacles that hinder flow of goods between two countries such as customs, taxes
Talks covered developments in establishing Egyptian industrial zone in Sudan, re-operating Egyptian Commercial Center in Khartoum
Addis Ababa denies violating Sudan’s airspace, accuses ‘third party’
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday brought home 12 Egyptian drivers who were detained in the Northern state in Sudan.
Visit comes amid troubled negotiations over GERD, border tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia
Escalation is dangerous and unjustified, could cause further tension in border areas, says Sudan’s Foreign Ministry
Ethiopia has warned Sudan it was “running out of patience with its neighbour’s continued military build-up in a disputed border area.”
Sudan insists on mandating experts designated by AU to propose solutions, agreement over Nile dam. Both Egypt and Ethiopia rejected the Sudanese proposal.
Egypt previously said that negotiations require participation of all related countries to reach binding agreement regarding rules for filling, operating dam
Egypt prepares for its largest contribution at Khartoum International Fair on 21-28 January
GIS head Abbas Kamel congratulated Sudanese people on the occasion of their independence day, stressing Egypt’s support to Sudan across all fields.
Khartoum insists on its steadfast stance to give a greater role to the AU experts to facilitate GERD negotiations and bring views together
They also agreed that the new round of GERD talks will be held in the presence of observers and experts appointed by the African Union Commission.
Al-Sisi congratulated Al-Burhan, Sudanese government and people on occasion of their independence day, stressing Egypt’s support to Sudan across all fields.
Meeting over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be first of 2021 after month-long suspension
Sudan Sovereign Council Chairperson Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan says country keen to address the issue of violations by Ethiopian farmers on Sudanese lands
Year 2020 witnessed GERD negotiations under supervision of US President Donald Trump and with World Bank participation
‘We aim to arrest those involved in clashes, collect weapons,’ says South Darfur Governor
Egypt’s Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has reviewed the results of recent joint meetings to discuss reinforcing transit trade for Sudanese goods through Egyptian ports.
Border between the two countries has witnessed rising tensions after Sudan army announced last week that Ethiopian forces ambushed its soldiers
More than 52,000 refugees have fled Tigray into eastern Sudan over the past six weeks, according to the UN refugee agency.
Talks came days after Sudanese soldiers were ambushed, killed by Ethiopian troops
The international borders with Ethiopia are known and indisputable, and we will not give up an inch of our country’s land,” said Sudan army
AP reported that military officials from Sudan said the attack left at least four troops, including a major, dead and wounded a dozen others.
“We are also working to scale up humanitarian assistance in the Tigray region once access is re-established,” UN spokesperson said.
Egypt and Sudan rely on the Nile river for their fresh water and are concerned that the Nile dam might affect their water resources.
“The congressional notification period of 45 days has lapsed and the Secretary of State has signed a notification stating rescission of Sudan’s State Sponsor of Terrorism designation is effective as of today (December 14),” the embassy said in a statement.