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Thursday, 11 November 2021

Could the GERD talks be brought back from the dead?

Could the GERD talks be brought back from the dead? Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry hinted at a possible resumption of negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Sky News Arabia reports. "There are ongoing meetings with the African Union to push for a return to negotiations," Shoukry said on the sidelines of an event in Washington, without going into further details.


Egypt, Jordan + Iraq sign industrial pact: Trade ministers from Egypt, Jordan and Iraq yesterday signed an industrial agreement that could pave the way for further economic intergration between the three countries, according to a Trade Ministry statement. Under the MoU, the countries will establish a committee to oversee the establishment of joint industrial zones and explore further steps to lower trade barriers. The agreement came a day after Egypt and Jordan signed two MoUs: one that will twin the cities of Luxor and Petra, and another to strengthen cooperation over SMEs.

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