Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy held talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Theodoros Adhanom on Wednesday evening on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned countries in Algeria.
The meeting dealt with bilateral relations and the Renaissance Dam crisis, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Badr Abdel Aaty said in a press statement Thursday.
Fahmy stressed Egypt's welcoming position to negotiate at any time if there is goodwill and seriousness on Ethiopia's part, according to Abdel Aaty.
Fahmy hoped talks would make progress and help find solutions to disagreements without harming the interests of both countries.
Fahmy also held talks with Ugandan Foreign Minister on means to develop bilateral relations between Cairo and Kampala in politics, and the economic, investment and trade fields to serve both countries, said Abdel Aaty.
Edited translation of Al-Masry Al-Youm