Brief: Egypt and Sudan Enter Ethiopian Dam Talks

The regional rivals are hoping to get on the same page for the sake of security.

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Background: Egypt and Sudan have been entrenched in a tense standoff over water, their shared border and the partition of Sudan for years. But their shared concern over Ethiopia’s construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which threatens water supplies of downstream countries, has given them a shared concern on which to cooperate. What Happened: […]

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