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Egypt looks to Kenya for Security Council support in Nile dam crisis

Egypt and Sudan are trying to secure the support of Kenya, Africa’s representative on the UN Security Council, in the dispute over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
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Egypt is seeking to win Kenya’s support for its stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, as Kenya is Africa’s representative at the UN Security Council. Egypt is considering the option of formally taking the dam issue to the United Nations.

Indeed, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made Kenya the first stop on his tour to mobilize African support for Cairo's position on the dam.

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