SIS Reviews Legal Aspects of Nile Water Issue

3 FEBRUARY 2014
Egypt State Information Service

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The State Information Service (SIS) issued a new edition of its quarterly magazine “African Perspectives” in Arabic, English and French. The new edition comes within the framework of the media role undertaken by the SIS to serve strategic issues of Egypt for reviewing the various aspects of the Nile water issue.

SIS Chairman Ambassador Salah Abdel Sadek, in press statements on Monday 3/2/2014, explained that the new edition includes several topics related to the legal aspects of the Nile water issue, starting with the legal terms of reference for the agreements regulating the Nile River water, passing through legal regulations governing the establishment of water projects on international rivers and ending with the principle of natural conditions’ change and its impact on the agreements of the Nile Basin together with water cooperation among Nile Basin countries.

He added that the new edition comes out of keenness by SIS on highlighting strategic Egyptian issues, atop of which comes the Nile water file.

Ambassador Abdel Sadek underlined the importance of Africa for Egypt after June 30 Revolution, which re-arranged the priorities of State institutions in accordance with the criteria of foreign policy and national security of Egypt.


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