US News Tensions around a dam between Egypt and Ethiopia after statements by Trump
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Tensions between Ethiopia and Egypt have been high for several months around the Renaissance dam (Gerd). A conflict whose American President, Donald Trump, has just rekindled the embers after a declaration of war.
Ethiopia said on Saturday October 23 that it would "not give in to any aggression of any kind" after US President Donald Trump said Egypt could destroy Ethiopia's.
Prime Minister's office,, in a statement defended the Renaissance Dam (Gerd), , saying it has long worked to resolve related issues to this project with Sudan and Egypt, located downstream.
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"Nonetheless, one-off bellicose threats aimed at causing Ethiopia to succumb to abusive conditions still abound. These threats and affronts to Ethiopian sovereignty are ill-advised, unproductive, and in clear violation of international law," the statement said.
Abiy Ahmed's office does not directly mention Donald Trump, but publishes this press release the day after a statement by the US president supporting Egypt.
"This is a very dangerous situation, because Egypt will not be able to live this way," Donald Trump told reporters on Friday, after the announcement of an agreement by.
"They [The Egyptians] will eventually blow up the dam. I say it loud and clear: they will blow up this dam. They have to do something," said the US president.
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A bone of contention between the two countries
Egypt, dependent on the waters of the Nile for about 97% of its irrigation and drinking water, considers the dam to be an "existential" threat. For its part, Ethiopia sees it as an essential milestone in its electrification and development.
Washington's attempt to act ascase failed this year, after Ethiopia accused Donald Trump, close to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, of favoring Egypt.
Negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan are now conducted under the mediation of the African Union.
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