Egypt and Ethiopia at odds as talks over Blue Nile dam resume

Egypt says Ethiopia has “summarily rejected” its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation…

Egypt says Ethiopia has “summarily rejected” its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building on the Nile, while dismissing Ethiopia’s own proposal as “unfair and inequitable”. The comments in a note circulated to diplomats last week show the gap between the two countries on a project seen as an existential threat by Egypt, which gets around 90% of its fresh water from the Nile.

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