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Ethiopian PM arrives in Egypt for talks on sharing Nile

 

January 18, 2018



CAIRO (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Cairo on Wednesday for a two-day visit to discuss a massive dam that Egypt fears will cut into its share of the Nile, at a time of heightened tensions among the countries that rely on the river.

Hailemariam Desalegn is the highest-ranking Ethiopian official to travel to Egypt to take part in what has become a regular meeting of the "High Joint Commission" to address the issue. He will meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Thursday.

Egypt's Foreign Ministry announced the visit in a statement that only made passing mention of...



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