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Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, participated in the meeting held on Monday, January 13th, at the US Treasury, chaired by Treasury Secretary Stephen Manuchon, and in the presence of World Bank President David Malpas, to discuss developments in ongoing negotiations on the rules for filling and operating a dam Renaissance.
Counselor Ahmed Hafez, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the meetings included lengthy and in-depth meetings between the Egyptian and American sides during which the Egyptian vision of the rules and mechanisms that should govern the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam were explained.
This was followed by a meeting of the Council of Foreign and Irrigation Ministers in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and the accompanying delegations, 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 spokesperson added that, on Tuesday, January 14th, technical negotiations will resume at the ministerial level to review and discuss the results of the technical consultations.