Today, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry delivered a letter from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to President Qais Said, President of the sisterly Republic of Tunisia, dealing with the latest developments in the Renaissance Dam file and Egypt’s position towards it, out of Egypt’s keenness to coordinate with brotherly Tunisia in light of the close ties between the two countries. Tunisia’s non-permanent membership in the Security Council.
The official spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, stated that Shukry opened the interview by expressing appreciation for his recent visit to Egypt, which witnessed distinguished discussions in a way that would contribute to further elevating the historical relations between the two countries to broader horizons.
He explained that the minister appreciated the statements made by President Qais Said during his recent visit to Egypt that Tunisia would not accept compromising Egypt’s water security, and that Egypt’s position on water issues was the same as the Tunisian position.
The Foreign Ministry spokesperson indicated that Shoukry was keen – as well – to present a comprehensive presentation to the Tunisian president on what took place in the Kinshasa meetings on April 4 and 5 regarding the Renaissance Dam, highlighting Egypt’s position during these meetings and the sincere will it showed, hoping that it would lead to the launch of a negotiating path. Jad will result in a binding legal agreement on filling and operating the Renaissance Dam, in a way that preserves the rights of the three countries, achieves their common interests, and enhances regional security and peace.
The spokesman pointed out that the interview also dealt with the distinguished bilateral relations between Egypt and Tunisia, as the Foreign Minister expressed Egypt’s aspiration to continue boosting bilateral cooperation with Tunisia in various fields.
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The article is a letter from President El-Sisi to the Tunisian president about the developments of the Renaissance Dam file, written in Al-Borsa newspaper.