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The Arab countries rushed to support the statements of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, which he made during his visit to the Suez Canal, on Tuesday morning, about the Renaissance Dam, and that Egypt’s water is a red line that no one can touch.
The Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed, in a statement this evening, Tuesday, the solidarity of the Sultanate of Oman with the Arab Republic of Egypt and its support in its efforts to resolve the dispute over the Renaissance Dam through dialogue and negotiation in a manner that achieves stability for the region and preserves the interests of all parties.
While the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom’s solidarity with the brotherly Arab Republic of Egypt in preserving its national and water security, protecting the interests of its people and the legitimate right to life, and its sincere efforts to achieve regional peace and stability.
In a statement, she expressed the Kingdom’s support for the efforts made to solve the crisis of filling and operating the Renaissance Dam in a way that preserves the water and economic rights of the countries of the Nile River in accordance with international laws, and in a way that allows all the Nile Basin countries to achieve their ambitions for development and economic growth, in order to preserve security, peace and stability in the region.
For his part, Muammar Al-Eryani, Yemeni Minister of Information, said: “We can only stand with Egypt’s leadership, government and people and with everything that supports its security and stability and its acquired rights in the waters of the Nile River in accordance with international law, which supported Yemen in the battle to restore the state and bring down the coup as a member of The coalition to support legitimacy, and opened its lands and heart for 6 years to nearly one million displaced Yemenis.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said during a conference today, Tuesday, that “no one can violate Egypt’s right to the waters of the Nile,” warning that touching it is a “red line” and will have an impact on the stability of the entire region.
He added in his statements on the sidelines of his visit to the Suez Canal: “No one can take a drop of water from Egypt, and whoever wants to try, let him try, and there will be a state of instability in the entire region, and no one is far from our power.”
Al-Sisi indicated that he does not threaten anyone with his statements, stressing that “the hostile act is an ugly matter and has long-term effects that people will not forget.”
He said that negotiation is the option that Egypt started and that it is in the issue of negotiating the Renaissance Dam crisis and hopes to reach a fair and binding legal agreement that achieves profit for all.
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