Khartoum announced that, over a week, it would organize negotiations on the Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, which angered Egypt and Sudan, following a video conference that brought together
Khartoum announced that it would hold negotiations over a week AlNahda dam Which is being built by Ethiopia on the Nile River, which angered Egypt and Sudan, following a video conference that brought together the foreign ministers of the three countries.
A statement issued by the Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources stated, “The three countries agreed to hold a follow-up meeting to be called by Sudan as soon as possible. To submit a report to the African Union presidency within one week on ways to make tangible progress in the negotiations that have stalled since the end of last August.
The statement continued, that the three countries agreed that “the brotherly Sudanese side, as the country that holds the rotating presidency of the meetings of the three countries, calls for holding meetings for a period of one week with the aim of completing the compilation and revision of the draft of the Renaissance Dam Agreement,” without giving further details.
In a meeting held Tuesday in Cairo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, declared their adherence to reaching a “binding legal agreement” on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a demand that Addis Ababa opposes.
At the end of the week, Ethiopia accused US President Donald Trump of instigating a “war” against it against the backdrop of the dam, after the White House master criticized the Ethiopian project on Friday, and hinted that Egypt could destroy it.