“Nile waters sacred to Egypt, we’ll defend our rights” – Egypt Foreign Minister
In clear-cut and unequivocal words with the Editor-in-Chief of “Al Ahram” daily newspaper on 20/6/2009, Foreign Minister, Ahmed Abul-Gheit, said that Egypt will not keep silent vis-à-vis any measures infringing on its River Nile water uses.
As previously repeated more than once, Egypt has declared that it is entirely sticking to its rights to River Nile water, said Abul-Gheit.
Egypt will never give up these rights, said the Minister.
Abul-Gheit stressed that Nile waters are sacred for Egypt. We shall move to defend them if our rights are exposed to any infringement, affirmed the Minister.
Abul-Gheit deals with important topics that have been under discussion on the two international and regional arenas over the past period.
President Mubarak’s wisdom succeeded in maintaining Egypt’s active and distinguished relations at the Arab, regional and international levels, said the Minister.
The US Administration intends to raise major ideas to push up the peace process in the region, he added.
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