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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed denies commitment to agreement before filling GERD
Two parallel meetings over Nile dam for legal, technical teams to be held on Tuesday, following observers meetings
Egyptian delegation reviews country’s water situation and sensitivity of Ethiopia’s GERD issue to people
Egypt has concerns regarding safety of controversial Nile dam, Irrigation Minister Abdel Aaty
Egypt raises concerns regarding Ethiopia dam’s safety, says Egyptian Irrigation Minister
Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation says several technical and legal points over GERD remain stumbling bloc
Egypt, the most arid of the Nile states, and water scarce countries relies on the river for more than 90% of its water.
Commonly known that Ethiopia wants complete control of River Nile flow, says
The country is facing water poverty, indicating importance of securing water resources, says Qassem
In another chapter of political attempts to settle the regional dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) convened on Monday for a special discussion on the decade-long issue.
Egypt believes agreement on GERD must be legally binding instrument under international law
Filling the GERD unilaterally, without an agreement with Egypt and Sudan would jeopardize the interests of downstream communities, whose existence and survival depend on the Nile River.
Egypt had previously sent letter to UNSC emphasising importance of continuing negotiations ’in good faith’
The history of Egyptian-Ethiopian relations dates back to the Ancient Egyptian era. These were based not only on politics, but also religion and culture.
Ethiopia’s claim of filling GERD in 2 weeks doesn’t add up after consensus on AU-led talks, says expert
Addis Ababa’s statement did not clarify whether filling is conditional upon reaching agreement
Experts from Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, members of AU, and international observers of GERD talks will formulate agreement on operation and filling
Al-Sisi stressed need for agreement over GERD filling and operation, Ramaphosa praised Egypt’s constructive political will to resolve the crisis
Sudan emphasises need to discourage all concerned parties from taking unilateral measures
Ethiopian letter responds to Egypt’s diplomatic maneuvers
Somalia, Djibouti oppose resolution’s fifth article urging Ethiopia to cease unilaterally filling GERD reservoir
Abbas emphasises that returning to negotiating table requires political will
We have never made indirect reference to such possibilities [military action], says Egypt’s Foreign Minister
Egypt has never even made indirect reference to military action, says Egyptian FM
Egypt’s Foreign Minister criticises “hostile rhetoric” of his Ethiopian counterpart
Greece’s Foreign Minister expressed his country’s gratitude over Cairo Declaration initiative
Ethiopia objects proposal to refer GERD talks to prime ministers of the three concerned countries, says Abdel Aaty
If views were not close, the matter will be referred to prime ministers, says Abbas
Another round of tripartite talks held Monday over disputed points
Egyptian, South African presidents address GERD updates over phone