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World In full voltage with Ethiopia, Egypt gets closer to Uganda

08:15  11 april  2021
08:15  11 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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En pleine tension sur le barrage de la Renaissance avec l'Éthiopie, l'Égypte se rapproche de l'Ouganda. © Eduardo SOTERAS / AFP in full voltage on the Renaissance Dam with Ethiopia, Egypt is getting closer to Uganda.

Uganda and Egypt signed a "military information sharing agreement this week" to combat terrorism ". This agreement between the two countries crossed by the Nile intervenes in full quarrel around the waters of the river, because of the Renaissance dam built by Ethiopia.

"What affects Ugandans will affect Egypt," this is how the number two of Egyptian military intelligence, Sameh Saber El-Degwi, qualified in an Ugandan army communicate the agreement signed Wednesday. The two countries share the waters of the Nile.

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A military agreement unrelated with the failure of the discussions around the great Renaissance dam, precise Deo Akiki, Ugandan spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense: "The signing of this agreement follows a meeting in December with the Egyptian agency of information. Although tensions exist between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, this should not prevent us from cooperating with Egypt. The information we will share with Cairo will benefit the entire continent and this should not worry our Ethiopian allies.

An amazing reconciliation

This is a rapprochement nevertheless amazing for some analysts, especially since Uganda has long been an ally of Ethiopia, enemy of Egypt. In cause: its decision to continue filling the dam tank.

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This attitude is criticized by Fadi Comair, a specialist in hydrology to UNESCO: "Ethiopia is doing outbidding, because in Ethiopia there are elections and we will have to mobilize the people around An important thing that is this dam. It will be necessary to resume directly the talks, because if ever this filling takes place without cooperation between nations, there is a risk of having a conflict around the blue Nile.

A new round of tripartite negotiations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo did not reveal an agreement Tuesday, April 6th.

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