Addis Ababa June 28/2012(ENA) The Bureau of the Meeting has praised the dedication of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to an AU-led Course of and requested the us to notice that the AU is seized of the matter of GERD.

In response to a Communiqué, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa, and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) convened a video-teleconference Assembly of the African Union (AU) Extraordinary Bureau of the Meeting of Heads of State and Authorities, on 26 June 2020, to debate developments pertaining to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

The assembly of the bureau was held pursuant to consultations undertaken by President Ramaphosa, in his capability because the Chairperson of the Union with the three Negotiating Events in regards to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), particularly, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan.

The Bureau of the Meeting additionally famous the potential of the GERD venture possesses for Africa.

The Bureau obtained with appreciation a report from the Chairperson of the AUC, Moussa Faki Mahamat, which, inter alia famous that greater than 90 p.c of the problems within the Tripartite Negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have already been resolved.

It was addressed by President Abdel Fattah al Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmad of Ethiopia and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok of Sudan, on the subject of their respective positions pertaining to the GERD matter, the assertion elaborated.

In the course of the event, the Bureau of the Meeting expressed its deep appreciation for the constructive and constructive method displayed by the three events find a peaceable, negotiated settlement on all excellent issues, and additional emphasised the significance of a win-win final result, within the spirit of solidarity and cooperation.

On this regard, the Bureau of the Meeting determined to lend renewed impetus to the Tripartite Negotiations and urged the three events to expeditiously work in direction of discovering a mutually acceptable and amicable answer on the excellent technical and authorized points within the negotiations course of.

The Bureau welcomed the dedication of the three Events to an AU-led course of.

Accordingly, the Bureau of the Meeting agreed to enhance the Tripartite Committee coping with the GERD subject consisting of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan with the participation of observers, particularly South Africa in its capability as Chairperson of the AU, Members of the Bureau of the AU, and consultants from the Fee, with a view to addressing excellent technical and authorized points.

The augmented Committee will current its report back to the Chairperson of the AU, President Ramaphosa inside every week from the issuance of this Communiqué.

The Bureau and collaborating Heads of State and Authorities request the United Nations Safety Council (UNSC) to pay attention to the truth that the AU is seized of this matter.

The Bureau of the Meeting and the collaborating Heads of State and Authorities agreed to reconvene in two weeks from the date of issuance of this Communiqué to contemplate a report on the result of negotiations of the excellent points in regards to the GERD matter, it was indicated.

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