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Egypt, Sudan voice commitment to binding deal over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday expressed the two countries’ commitment to a binding deal over the filling and operation of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the President’s office said in a statement. …

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War over water?

Plans for a dam across the Nile triggered a war in 1956, the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam recalls that history | MIKE MULLER | Over the past decade, observers have watched with trepidation as tensions increased between Egypt and Ethiopia over the construction of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on …

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Sudan rejects Ethiopian proposal on filling, operation of Nile dam

Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | Sudan on Tuesday announced its rejection of an Ethiopian proposal regarding the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), said Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry in a statement. Sudan rejected the Ethiopian proposal as it stipulates that an agreement should only …

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Egypt seeks urgent clarification on activity at Ethiopian dam

Cairo, Egypt | XINHUA | Egypt has asked Ethiopia for an official clarification if it has started filling its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) constructed on their shared Nile River as stated in some media reports, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. “Egypt has requested an …

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