Ethiopia insistent on dam talks with Egypt: MENA


Ethiopia’s foreign minister says his country insists on continuing talks with Egypt on controversial dam issue
 Friday 28 Mar 2014
Ethiopian Minster of Foreign Affairs Tedros Adhanom said on Thursday that his country is adamant about holding talks with Egypt about Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam.

In a meeting with a European Parliament delegation, Adhanom said that Ethiopia must find a solution on water allocation based on mutual benefit, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported.Egypt insists that the hydroelectric dam, currently under construction on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia, may have negative consequences for Egypt’s share of the Nile waters.

Ethiopia however has repeatedly claimed the dam will not harm Egypt.

Recent talks between both countries fell through.

Source: Ahram Online

3 thoughts on “Ethiopia insistent on dam talks with Egypt: MENA

  1. Abay yegna new. Ye Egypt zacha ena fetecha ferten ankomem. Ethiopia le zelalem tenur.

  2. Abay river is the natural property of Ethiopia. we have to continue our contribution to biuld it, and to succeed the vision of our former prime minister Meles Zenawi.

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