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Egypt Says Ethiopia’s Unilateral Second GERD Filling “Threatens Security” in the Region

Egypt’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Ati stated on Tuesday in a virtual conference with Inger Andersen, Director of the United Nations Environment Program, that Ethiopia’s unilateral measures violates the principles of international law and the 2015 Declaration of Principles signed by the three countries (Egypt, Sudan …

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Egypt calls for holding urgent UNSC session on issue of GERD

The current situation of the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) constituted an imminent threat to international peace and security, and requires immediate consideration by the United Nations Security Council, said Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry in a letter to the council on June 25, 2021.

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US, UN and European Union urged to intervene in planned executions in Egypt

A group of expatriate Egyptian politicians and political activists are urging the US, UN and multinational bodies in Europe and Africa to pressure the Egyptian government to stop the execution of a dozen members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Egypt, Sudan increase pressure on Ethiopia over Nile dam crisis

In a June 11 letter addressed to the United Nations Security Council, Egypt denounced Ethiopia’s plan to move ahead with the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), without reaching a binding agreement with its neighboring downstream countries — Egypt and Sudan — on the process of filling …

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UN must stop politicised executions in Egypt, opposition groups say

The Egyptian National Action Group (ENAG), which includes opposition figures at home and abroad, called in a statement on the United Nations and the UN Security Council to put an end to politicised executions against oppositionists in Egypt.

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