Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are expected to hold reconciliation talks in Kinshasa, Congo from Saturday, authorities confirmed.
In a bid to confront unilateral Ethiopian policies on the Blue Nile, Cairo and Khartoum intensified their cooperation for joint action and cooperation on the diplomatic and information levels.
The European Union is lifting sanctions today on assets belonging to six members of late President Hosni Mubarak’s family and three other senior Egyptian political figures, almost 10 years after they were first imposed.
Egypt journalist arrested after report on Arab League ‘oversized salaries’ is cited by Saudi minister
A journalist working for Egyptian state media has been sacked and arrested after he was cited by Saudi Arabia’s Minister of African Affairs Ahmed Al-Kattan in criticism of the “spineless” Arab League and the “oversized salaries” of its employees, including its secretary general.
Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have called for Syria’s return to the Arab League nearly 10 years after its membership was suspended.
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has written to the United Nations, African Union (AU), European Union and the United States to formally request their mediation in a bitter regional dispute over the filling of a giant dam built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile River.
The European Union announced Friday it was ending sanctions imposed in 2011 against nine Egyptians, including the family of former leader Hosni Mubarak, over the alleged stealing of state funds.
Ethiopia has voiced its rejection to Egypt and Sudan’s plan to have an international quartet mediate the stalled Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry announced Feb. 24 Egypt’s support for the Sudanese proposal to improve the negotiations mechanism over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) by forming an international quadripartite committee for mediation, which would include the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and the African Union (AU).
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has said that Egypt supports African capabilities to confront terrorism. Shoukry also said that the second edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development proves Egypt’s belief in the importance of continued African cooperation.