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All options open regarding Nile dam, says Sudan

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Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister, Yasir Abbas, said the failure of the latest round of talks regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) had made all options open before Sudan. Sudan’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister, Yasir Abbas Abbas, who said this at a news conference in Khartoum on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, added that the options included resorting ...

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Egyptian president, Sudanese FM discuss disputed Nile dam

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 with visiting Sudanese Foreign Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) built on the Nile River. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam During the meeting, Sisi affirmed “Egypt’s firm position on the inevitability of reaching a binding legal agreement regarding filling and operating the dam,” stressing that the ...

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Ethiopia considers access to Nile waters non-negotiable sovereignty issue – Envoy

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Ethiopia considers access to the Nile waters and transparency on any future development of the river to be sovereignty issues that are non-negotiable, Ethiopian Ambassador to South Africa, Shiferaw Teklemariam Menbacho, told Sputnik. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia have been at loggerheads over The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.Ethiopia announced last year that it began filling the dam’s ...

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Sudan expresses ‘reservation’ on tripartite meeting on controversial dam

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Sudan says it has “reservations” over participation in the Tripartite Ministerial meeting involving Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on filling and operation of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) being built on the Blue Nile. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam In a statement issued on Monday, January 4, 2021, the state-owned Sudan News Agency quoted the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources ...

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks on disputed dam

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have resumed negotiations on the filling and operation of a controversial dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The online meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020 between the three Nile basin countries is the second of a new round of talks brokered by the African Union to resolve the ...

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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia deadlocked on Nile dam in new talks

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have failed to reach agreement at a new round of talks hosted by the African Union to regulate the flow of water from the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam built by Addis Ababa, the three countries said. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The AU launched its mediation effort recently, involving 11 online sessions to end the deadlock ...

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No progress in Nile dam talks due to Ethiopia’s ‘intransigent stances’ – Egyptian minister

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Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Aaty, says there has been no progress made in the recent tripartite talks over the Ethiopian grand dam built on the Nile River due to Ethiopia’s “intransigent stances”. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Abdel-Aaty disclosed this in a statement issued late on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The Minister’s remarks came following a virtual ...

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Nile River: Tackling an emerging African conflict

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A scenario is unfolding in Africa between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project on the Nile River. The project is a gravity dam on the Blue Nile River that has been launched by Ethiopia and under construction since 2011. The Nile River meandering through Juba, South Sudan. Believed to be the longest in the world, at ...

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Nile Day: Region asked to focus on reversing climate change impacts

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February 22nd is the annual day to celebrate the Nile River, an essential force of life for millions. In this celebration, 350.org called for the preservation and protection of the Nile in order to protect the lives of over 200 million people living in the basin that are increasingly threatened by desertification and other natural disasters aggravated by climate change. ...

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