Ethiopia: Nile Dam Talks Resume as Ethiopians Celebrate Progress

Negotiations among Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt over the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) resumed Monday afternoon, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy announced.

The first round of AU-led talks, which lasted 11 days, were suspended on July 13 after the trio failed to reach an agreement on outstanding issues related with the first stage of filling and operating the massive dam.

The talks that resumed Monday were initially scheduled for last week but were delayed on…


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