Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has launched a charm offensive to calm tensions with Egypt over the construction of what will be Africa's largest hydroelectric plant on the Nile River. "Addis Ababa has no desire or idea to harm the Egyptian people. We believe that we should benefit from this river, the Nile, but when we benefit we should not do harm to the Egyptian people,'' Ahmed said.
Govt Offers Reassurances to Egypt Over Nile Waters
VOA, 12 June 2018
The leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia say they have made progress in their talks on sharing the waters of the Nile River. Read more »
The Blue Nile Falls in Ethiopia.
PM's Egypt Visit Promotes Mutual Confidence, Understanding
Ethiopian Herald, 13 June 2018
ADDIS ABABA (ENA) - Ethiopia's Ambassador to Egypt Taye Atsekeselassie said that the recent visit of Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed in Egypt was successful in promoting confidence… Read more »
Ethiopian PM Says to Preserve, Increase Egypt's Share of River Nile
Egypt Online, 11 June 2018
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmad said on Sunday 10/6/2018 that he mulled with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi means of boosting bilateral relations, asserting that the Ethiopians… Read more »
The construction of Ethiopia's Grand Rennaissance Dam is approaching its final stages."We proposed to establish a scientific team derived from three countries and they look deep ... Read more »
The nine hour round included three way closed door meetings attended by the ministers of water and irrigation from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Read more »
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