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Saudi Raps Ethiopia for Posing Threats to Sudan and Egypt

Prince Khalid Bin Sultan warns Ethiopia against acts of "Water Terrorism"
Prince Khalid Bin Sultan warns Ethiopia against acts of “Water Terrorism”

By Sudan Tribune,

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister and Inspector General for Military Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Khalid Bin Sultan, in unusual rebuke, unleashed a barrage of attack against Ethiopia saying that the Horn of Africa nation is posing a threat to the Nile water rights of Egypt and Sudan.

The massive $4.8 billion dam is under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2015. It lies close to Sudan’s eastern borders and has a power generating capacity of 6,000MW and when completed it will enable Ethiopia to export more power to its neighbors.  Continue reading Saudi Raps Ethiopia for Posing Threats to Sudan and Egypt