‘Last Chance’ Talks Over Contested Ethiopian Nile Dam Begin In DR Congo

Middle East Eye: Egypt says current talks 'last chance' to stop Ethiopia refilling Nile dam
Meeting in Kinshasa between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam comes after Sisi warned of 'unimaginable instability' if Ethiopia proceeds
The latest meeting between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam may be the last chance to relaunch talks before it is filled for the second year in a row, Egypt said in a statement on Sunday.
The meeting concludes on Monday in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Previous attempts at reaching an agreement over the giant dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile have ended in deadlock.
Ethiopia says the dam is key to its economic development and power generation.
Egypt fears it will imperil its supplies of Nile water, on which it depends for about 97 percent of its irrigation and drinking water, while Sudan is concerned about the dam's safety and about regulating water flows through its own dams and water stations.
More News On Talks To Resolve The Nile Dam Dispute
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Resume Talks on Big Dam Amid Tensions — US News and World Report/AP
Egypt says latest round of GERD talks are 'last chance' before second dam filling — Reuters
DR Congo hosts 'last chance' talks over contested Nile dam — AFP
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume dam talks amid tensions — Arab News
Tensions are rising over the Nile Dam crisis — DODO FinanceOriginal Article

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