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Sudan blames both Ethiopia & Egypt & urges technical issues about GERD to “be put on the table”

11 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

ADDIS ABABA – Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti said Egyptian “suspicions” regarding Ethiopia’s multibillion-dollar hydroelectric Nile dam project had caused tensions between the two countries, asserting that dialogue remained the only means of resolving their differences.
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CORRECTION: Egypt could use Suez Canal to retaliate against Ethiopian dam move: Sabbahi

30 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Ahram Online has made correction this story as follows
Opposition figure Hamdeen Sabbahi says Egypt could block Suez Canal to ships from countries that help Ethiopia build controversial dam on Blue Nile

Egypt could close the Suez Canal to ships from countries that help Ethiopia build a controversial dam on the Blue Nile in the event that the dam threatens Egypt’s supply of Nile water, Egyptian Popular Current leader Hamdeen Sabbahi said Wednesday.
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