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Ethiopia addresses Egypt’s current affairs

Peace and stability in Egypt is in the interest of both nations, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement published on its website.

Ethiopia is constructing a mega hydroelectric dam, which Egypt says threatens its share of the Nile waters. Tension between the two countries rose in May when Ethiopia began diverting water from the Blue Nile to fill the reservoir. Prior to Morsi’s ouster last week, Ethiopia’s foreign minister was expected to travel to Egypt to continue talks between the two countries.

Marthe van der Wolf writes,



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Mohammed A

Mohammed Ademo is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC. He's the founder and editor of, an independent news website about Ethiopia.

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