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GERD scientific committee concludes meeting in Khartoum

The scientific committee of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) concluded its two-day meeting in Khartoum on Tuesday, after reviewing the proposals of Egypt and Sudan on how the interests of both countries cannot be harmed. They also discussed deciding a date for the next nine-party meeting on the dam, which was scheduled to be …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Shoukry to participate in SPLM meetings in South Sudan

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry will participate in the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM)’s National Liberation Council meeting in South Sudan that will take place from 3-5 May, to strengthen relations between Egypt and South Sudan, according to ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid. Egypt was among the limited African states that were invited …

Mohamed Abdel Megeed

Sudan asserts political will to complete electric interconnection with Egypt

Egypt and Sudan have the political well and readiness to complete the necessary steps to complete the implementation of electric interconnection between them, Sudanese Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation, and Electricity Moataz Mousa said in a press statement on Sunday. In February, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker said that negotiations are underway …

Donya Salem

Sudan meetings will iron out GERD differences: Ethiopian ambassador

Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt Taye Atske-Selassie said that the nine-party ministerial meetings which began in Sudan on Wednesday will iron out the differences between Sudan, Egypt, and his country regarding the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The Sudan meetings will be held over two days with the participation of ministers of water resources …

Hagar Omran

Op-ed review: Egypt-Sudan relations

Over the past month, most op-eds focused on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s activities and support ahead of the upcoming election, which was in itself a subject of debate. While these topics will continue throughout the last week in the run-up to the election, opinion writers also discussed Egyptian-Sudanese relations in Wednesday’s newspapers. Editor-in-chief of privately-owned …

Amira El-Fekki

Al-Sisi, Al-Bashir meet in bid to thaw relations

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir on Monday, during his official visit to Egypt, and the two held talks on various topics. Al-Sisi welcomed Al-Bashir and praised common historical, cultural, and social factors between the countries and their relationship which spans thousands of years. He also praised the positive developments recently …

Sarah El-Sheikh

GIS director visit to Sudan complements FM efforts: experts

Acting Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS), Abbas Kamel, visited Sudan on Sunday and met with Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. The meeting is a sign of improving the situation of bilateral relations that have been facing some challenges recently, said former assistant foreign minister Gamal Bayomi. “I am very optimistic with the relations …

Hagar Omran

Sudanese ambassador to return to Cairo on Monday

Sudan will resend its ambassador back to Egypt on Monday, two months after withdrawing him for consultations, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said on Saturday, according to Reuters. Earlier in January, Abdel-Mahmoud Abdel-Halim, Khartoum’s ambassador to Cairo, was withdrawn for consultations, amid tensions following Sudan’s decision to lease the Red Sea island Suakin to Turkey. …

Mohamed Samir