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Egypt, Sudan demand suspension of AU-sponsored Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations

Egypt and Sudan on Tuesday demanded that meetings of the second round of negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) be suspended due to Ethiopia’s unwillingness to discuss operating rules and a legal mechanism for resolving dam-related disputes.

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Egypt has ‘sincere desire’ to make progress on GERD talks, legal agreement on filling, operating to be prioritized: Sisi

Egypt has ‘sincere desire’ to make progress regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam negotiations and its ‘points of contention’, President Abdel Fatah al Sisi said following participating in a mini-summit held via video conference Tuesday as part of the African Union-sponsored negotiations.

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Egypt’s bet on international pressure yields scant results as GERD talks remain at impasse

With just weeks left before Ethiopia says it will start filling a new mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that would make it Africa’s biggest power exporter, negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan ended on Wednesday without an agreement on several key issues, including legally-binding drought mitigation protocols and a …

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Egypt alarmed over Sudan’s siding with Ethiopia in Nile water dispute

Sudan has rejected an Arab League resolution, expressing support for Cairo in negotiations with Addis Ababa on Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a move that raised eyebrows in the Arab League and alarmed Egyptian authorities.

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