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Egypt backs Sudan’s new proposal on Nile River Dam

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).

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Egypt supports African capabilities to confront terrorism: Shoukry at Aswan Forum

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.

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How Egypt-Gulf consensus can advance peace in Yemen

During a visit to Cairo by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Nayef bin Falah al-Hajraf on Feb. 7, Egypt agreed with the GCC on the need to contain Iranian influence in Yemen, to reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis without regional interference and to back US and international efforts in …

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Egypt looks to Congo for breakthrough on Nile Dam talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed with his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi the faltering negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during Tshisekedi’s first visit to Cairo on Feb. 2, as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prepares to take over the presidency of the African Union for 2021.

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Sudan presents new conditions for rejoining Ethiopia dam talks

Sudanese Foreign Minister Omar Gamar Eddine Ismail confirmed that “the new conditions for returning to the Renaissance Dam negotiations to conduct meaningful talks on the issue were presented to the State of South Africa,” given that South Africa presides over the current session of the African Union Assembly.

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