Ethiopia—Government Agrees To Delay Filling Reservoir For Controversial Dam

Agence France-Presse | 06/29/2020

Ethiopia has agreed to postpone filling a controversial mega dam that has raised concerns in Egypt and Sudan until a comprehensive agreement can be reached, reports Agence France-Presse. On Friday, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi announced that Ethiopia had agreed to delay filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which was previously scheduled to begin in July. Sisi indicated that the agreement was legally binding and would be sent in a letter to the U.N. Security...

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