The Egyptian Foreign Ministry released a statement on 10 September, calling Ethiopia’s “unilateral” filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) reservoir “illegal.”
Ethiopia has announced that it has filled its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile, which has been the source of a long-running water dispute with downstream countries Egypt and Sudan.
Egypt summoned a Swedish diplomat on Tuesday as relations between the West and the Islamic world continue to strain over incidents of burning the Quran.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a telephone call on Wednesday from German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations and coordination on issues of mutual interest, especially Sudan.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Sunday criticised a decision by the European Union to put off a joint ministerial meeting with the Arab League because of the EU’s objection to Arab rapprochement with the Syrian regime.
Egypt has announced a new policy requiring all citizens of neighbouring Sudan to obtain visas before crossing the border as a United States and Saudi Arabia-brokered ceasefire took effect in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held extensive political talks on Tuesday with his Hungarian counterpart Peter Siarto, during his visit to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abou Zeid described the statement issued by the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry to comment on the Arab Summit’s decision to support Egypt and Sudan’s stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue as misleading, plenty of fallacies, and twisting facts.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said that Ethiopia’s obstinacy to apply sovereignty over a transnational water resource blocked attempts to reach an agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
Greece and Egypt, on Tuesday, reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation, Anadolu News Agency reports.