Ministers Commit to Solving Nile Dam Dispute in Talks With Trump

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have met with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington to discuss the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam on Ethiopia's Blue Nile. In a joint statement issued after the meeting, the ministers reaffirmed their commitment to reaching an agreement on "the filling and operation" of the GERD. Voice of America reports that the meeting had not been part of Trump's official schedule for the day.

President Donald Trump, joined by Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan Asma Mohamed Abdalla, left, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Gedu Andargachew, in the Oval Office of the White House Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

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