President Abd Al Fattah Al Sisi commented on Renaissance Dam crisis saying” no one can touch Egypt’s water”.
“we talked to our brothers in Ethiopia and Sudan، we assured that no one can touch Egypt’s water، no one can touch our right in the water”، president Sisi added.
Sisi also asked the Egyptians: "support your country".
This came during the inauguration of Ghalioun fish farm project in Kafr Al Sheikh province.
president Abd Al Fattah Al Sisi visits Kafr Al Sheikh today، Saturday to inaugurate a number of projects.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abou Zeid said that the concern about the establishment of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is required، but the exaggeration in this matter is not required، pointing out that the relationship between Egypt and Ethiopia is historical and the Egyptian state has chosen to cooperate with Ethiopia.
He added، in a statement to Kalam Tany program broadcasted on Dream satellite channel، that there is a slowness in cooperation and the course of negotiations suffered a stumbling block in the Renaissance Dam issue.
The Spokesman stressed that there are many channels of communication between the Egyptian and Ethiopian states، noting that it is expected that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet with Ethiopia counterpart next December.
He declared that Ethiopia should not begin to fill the dam without depending on the technical studies issued by the consultative office، confirming that there is a state of stumbling in the Dam file and the Egyptian state has a clear vision regarding the dam file.