It’s like negotiating the rules of engagement long after the contest has been held and the winner declared. Egypt is deeply worried about the impact on its water supply of a dam being built by Ethiopia far to the south, on the Blue Nile.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told the Egyptians on Wednesday not to worry about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, adding that “matters are fine” in that regard.
“I totally understand the concern of Egyptians as water is a matter of life or death,” the Egyptian president said during his Wednesday speech at Farafra oasis during the inauguration of the first phase of a national project to expand the country’s farmland by reclaiming 1.5 million feddans nationwide. Continue reading Don’t Worry about Ethiopian Dam: Al-Sisi→