Sudan announced, today, Saturday, the resumption of the tripartite negotiations on the Renaissance Dam, between Cairo, Khartoum and Addis Ababa, tomorrow, Sunday. The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said
Sudan announced, today, Saturday, the resumption of the tripartite negotiations on the Renaissance Dam, between Cairo, Khartoum and Addis Ababa, tomorrow, Sunday.
The Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said, in a statement, that “the three countries have agreed to hold a follow-up meeting at the invitation of Sudan; To submit a report to the African Union, within a week, on ways to make tangible progress in the dam negotiations.
She explained that, “during this round, it will work to develop a clear and detailed agenda, a tight and specific timetable for the path of negotiation, and a clear list of the outputs that must be reached in order to use the observers and experts in a way different from the previous rounds.”
The ministry stated that “the three countries have agreed that the Sudanese side, as the country that holds the rotating presidency of the meetings of the three countries, calls for meetings that extend for a period of one week; With the aim of completing the compilation and revision of the draft GERD agreement, ”without giving further details.
Khartoum announced that it would hold negotiations over a week AlNahda dam Which is being built by Ethiopia on the Nile River, which infuriates Egypt and Sudan, following a video conference that brought together the foreign ministers of the three countries.
In a meeting held last Tuesday in Cairo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, announced 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 inciting a war against it against the backdrop of the dam, after the master of the White House, on Friday, criticized the Ethiopian project and hinted that Egypt could destroy it.