Ethiopia, Sudan ignore Egypt’s call for resuming Grand Renaissance Dam talks

Ethiopia and Sudan have ignored an Egyptian invitation for a meeting this week in Cairo to resume discussions on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Last week, the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, invited the foreign and irrigation ministers and intelligence chiefs of the two African countries for a meeting, which was set to take place today, to resume discussions on the Ethiopian dam following the failure of the recent talks which were held in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum. Speaking to Egyptian media yesterday, Shoukry regretted the fact that Addis Ababa and Khartoum didn’t respond to his invitation. “We have received no response neither from the Ethiopian nor the Sudanese side on our invitation to resume negotiations over the Renaissance Dam,” … Continue reading Ethiopia, Sudan ignore Egypt’s call for resuming Grand Renaissance Dam talks