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Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Foreign Ministry continues to internationalize GERD dispute with calls to North Africa

Foreign Ministry continues to internationalize GERD dispute with calls to North Africa: A Foreign Ministry delegation has visited Algeria, Tunisia and Mauritania to deliver a message from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi calling for support in its dispute with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Ahram Online reports, citing a ministry statement. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry last week embarked on a regional tour and visited several European capitals seeking backing for its position in the dispute, which has escalated in recent weeks after the two countries failed to find an agreement during several months of US and World Bank-mediated talks.

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