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By Tessema Simachew Belay (PhD) @belay_s Addis Abeba, June 29/2020 – Back in February 2020, after Ethiopia refused to sign the US drafted deal that Egypt immediately initialed, apparently unhappy about USA’s attempt to rush an agreement, the GERD negotiations were interrupted for some time. During the interruption, Egypt wrote …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, June 25/2020 – In a fresh letter addressed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on June 24, Sudan has requested the SC to “discourage all parties from unilateral actions including starting the filling of the reservoir before reaching an agreement.” Sudan also said it …

Dejen Yemane Messele @MesseleDejen Addis Abeba, June 23/2020 – On 19 June 2020, Egypt submits a more formal complaint than its previous 1st May 2020 submission to the United Nations Security Council on the GERD. The relief sought from the Security Council is ‘to urge Ethiopia to act as a …