The Foreign Ministry reveals the details of the recent Washington meeting on the Renaissance Dam negotiations, in the presence of the President of the World Bank


Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, participated in the meeting held on January 13 at the US Treasury, chaired by Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin, and in the presence of World Bank President David Malpas, to discuss developments in the ongoing negotiations on the rules for filling and operating the Renaissance Dam.

Counselor Ahmed Hafez, Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the meetings included lengthy and in-depth meetings between the Egyptian and American sides during which the Egyptian vision was explained of the rules and mechanisms that should govern the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam, as was followed by a meeting of a complex of foreign and irrigation ministers in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and delegations The accompaniment, during which discussions were held on the foundations and technical controls necessary to reach a fair and balanced agreement on the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam.The spokesman added that the technical negotiations are scheduled to resume today, Tuesday, at the ministerial level to review and discuss the results of the technical consultations.

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