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Is Egypt-Sudan Border Dispute New Thorn in Renaissance Dam Negotiations?

Grand Renaissance Dam
Although claiming to be independent, Egyptian suggest that Sudan may in fact be on Ethiopia’s side with regard to the later’s dispute with Egypt over the Renaissance Dam. Beware of Sudan!

By Walaa Hussein | for Al-Monitor,

There are fears that the dispute over Halayeb and Shalateen, a small border region claimed by Cairo and Khartoum, will cast its shadow over Egyptian-Sudanese coordination on the negotiations over the Renaissance Dam between the two countries and Ethiopia.

On April 18, state-owned channel Ethiopian TV interviewed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who said that the dam benefits both Sudan and Ethiopia. Egyptian media considered this declaration as clearly reflecting the escalating crisis on the Halayeb triangle between Cairo and Khartoum. Continue reading Is Egypt-Sudan Border Dispute New Thorn in Renaissance Dam Negotiations?