Ethiopia tells U.N. ‘no intention’ of using dam to harm Egypt, Sudan


By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed instructed the United Nations on Friday that his nation has “no intention” of harming Sudan and Egypt with an enormous hydropower dam on the Blue Nile that has precipitated a bitter water dispute between the three nations. Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan did not strike a deal on the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam earlier than Ethiopia started filling the reservoir behind the dam in July. However the three states have returned to African Union-led mediation. “I need to make it abundantly clear that now we have no intention to


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