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Monday, 11 October 2021

Sisi and South Sudan president Kiir talk GERD and energy projects

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi discussed the latest on GERD during a meeting with South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir, who was in Cairo yesterday. The two also discussed rehabilitating several Egyptian-built electricity power plants in South Sudan, as well as working on promoting more joint projects between both countries, Ittihadiya said in a statement.

Kiir told El Sisi that “Ethiopia would have [re]started … GERD negotiations in October but has delayed it till now due to the war in the Tigray region,” Ahram Online reports.

More on the diplo front: El Sisi separately discussed cooperation in a sit down yesterday with Park Byeong-seug, the speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, while Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly talked across-the-board cooperation with his Yemeni counterpart, Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed.

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