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Egypt’s PM Ibrahim Mehleb: “Ethiopia’s construction of the Renaissance Dam a fait accompli”

24 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
By Ayah Aman, The Monitor

CAIRO — In the past few weeks, official Egyptian rhetoric concerning the Renaissance Dam crisis mutated into one calling for understanding and renewed discussions. In statements made to the press on May 11, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb said that Ethiopia’s construction of the Renaissance Dam had become a fait accompli and must be dealt with in the context of safeguarding mutual interests, thus guaranteeing that Egypt receives its water and Ethiopia generates its energy. Furthermore, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy told Al-Monitor on May 15 that Egypt would not enter into a conflict with Ethiopia as a result of the dam’s construction.
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US & EU engage Ethiopia & Egypt on Nile dam dispute

20 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy has stressed that Egypt is still willing to negotiate with Ethiopia over its Nile dam project, Al-Ahram’s daily Arabic newspaper reported.
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Egypt’s El-Sisi says we ‘must’ solve the Ethiopia dam crisis – with few specifics

7 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said there was no choice but to find a solution with Ethiopia concerning its ongoing Nile dam project.
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