Sudan, Egypt resume talks on Nile dam projectChristian Fernsby ▼ | May 20, 2020
Sudan and Egypt have resumed talks on pending issues over the Nile dam project in Ethiopia, the Sudanese Council of Ministers said Tuesday.
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“In a teleconference meeting, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and his Egyptian counterpart Mustafa Madbouli discussed ways to push forward the talks over the Nile dam with the presence of the three countries soon,” it said.
It noted that the meeting was part of mediation efforts by Sudan’s prime minister to bridge the gap between Egypt and Ethiopia and resume the tripartite meetings.
“Sudan’s prime minister will phone Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to consult with him on resuming the tripartite meetings as soon as possible,” it added. ■