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Shoukry heads for New York for preparations for UNSC meeting on Ethiopia dam

Sunday، 04 July 2021 - 12:10 PM

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoury headed on Sunday for New York within the framework of preparations for a meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on the Ethiopia renaissance dam.

The UNSC meeting comes at a request from Egypt and Sudan.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said Shoukry will hold a series of intensive meetings with his counterparts, UN officials and permanent delegates to the UNSC.

Egypt seeks to reach a binding legal agreement on filling and operating the dam that takes into consideration the interests of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

MENA

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