16 September 2021
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The Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation before the Security Council: The Security Council will be suspended in resolving disputes over all transboundary rivers if it responds to the demands of Egypt and Sudan
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Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: The dam will store water in line with what was agreed upon with Egypt and Sudan
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Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: We are forced to conclude that the objection of Egypt and Sudan is to prevent us from using our water
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Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: We regret that sister countries chose to submit the file of the Renaissance Dam to the Security Council
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Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: Ethiopia does not have a large water reserve and there is no alternative to the Renaissance Dam
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Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation: The Renaissance Dam is not the first of its kind, and its reservoir is two and a half times smaller than that of the Aswan Dam in Egypt
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Ethiopian Irrigation Minister: The Renaissance Dam crisis should not be discussed in the Security Council
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Sudan's Foreign Minister: Ethiopia has rejected all proposals to solve the Renaissance Dam crisis
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Sudanese Foreign Minister: Ethiopia has taken unilateral steps in the past that harmed the lives of many of our citizens
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Sudan's Foreign Minister: Ethiopia's first filling caused the water level to drop in the Blue Nile
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Sudan's Foreign Minister: The Renaissance Dam will reduce the proportion of agricultural land by 50%
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Sudan's Foreign Minister: The Renaissance Dam affects half the population of Sudan and the entire population of Egypt
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Sudan's Foreign Minister: We appreciate the role of the African Union on the Renaissance Dam
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Egyptian Foreign Minister: If our rights are threatened, we will have no choice but to protect our inherent right to life
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Egyptian Foreign Minister: Egypt will lose 120 billion cubic meters of water due to the Renaissance Dam
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Egypt FM Shoukry: The Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia constitutes an existential threat to Egypt
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Egypt FM Shoukry: 150 million Egyptians and Sudanese live under danger because of the Renaissance Dam
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Shoukry: Egypt proposed financing the Renaissance Dam and providing electricity from Egypt to Ethiopia
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Egypt FM Shoukry: The negotiating path led by the African Union has reached a dead end
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Egypt FM Shoukry: Ethiopia rejected all Egyptian and Sudanese proposals to solve the Renaissance Dam crisis
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Egypt FM Shoukry: The Renaissance Dam poses a real danger to our vital interests
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Shoukry: Ethiopia deliberately derailed the dialogue led by the African Union
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Egyptian Foreign Minister: We do not have a neutral scientific record of the negative effects of this dam due to the Ethiopian obstruction
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The Egyptian Minister of Defense and Military Production: "The Egyptian Armed Forces are able to deter anyone who is tempted to harm Egypt's security and the capabilities of its people."
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U.S. envoy to the Security Council: We are working with Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resume negotiations under the auspices of the African Union
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U.S. envoy to the Security Council: We call for stopping statements that threaten any negotiations on the Renaissance Dam
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Russian Ambassador to the Security Council: We recognize the importance of the Renaissance Dam project for Ethiopia
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At 1PM, Source: Egypt & Sudan effort to push the Security Council to call for a halt to the second filling of the Ethiopian Dam crisis ahead of the council's anticipated meeting on the issue, that the chances of getting a binding resolution passed on Thursday are slim
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British Ambassador to the Security Council: We call on all parties to refrain from any unilateral action on the Renaissance Dam
Headline of Egypt's top government own newspaper on GERD: All options open2 Monat zuvor
Headline of Egypt's top government own newspaper on GERD: "All options open"
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