28 January 2020 09:05 AM

Ministerial meetings on Ethiopia dam to continue for third day

Wednesday، 15 January 2020 - 09:43 AM
Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Ministers Sameh Shoukry of Foreign Affairs and Mohamed Abdel Atti of Water Resources and Irrigation agreed to continue negotiations for the third straight day on Wednesday 15/1/2020 in Washington on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

In a statement early Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry said the two ministers attended a meeting held by US President Donald Trump with the ministers of the three states.

Foreign Ministry Sameh Shoukry underlined Egypt's appreciation for the efforts exerted by Trump and US treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in this vital file.

On Tuesday, the Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese ministers for foreign affairs and water resumed talks on regulations that should be adopted to fill and operate the dam.

Technical talks were held to discuss details about the measures that should be adopted by Ethiopia.

MENA

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