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Egypt, Uganda agree to share military intelligence

A military intelligence cooperation agreement between Egypt and Uganda comes just days after the failure of the Kinshasa negotiations regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Kenian President Uhuru Kenyatta, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi take part in the family photo at the start of the UK-Africa Investment Summit, London, United Kingdom, Jan. 20, 2020.

Two days after the failure of the Kinshasa negotiations April 6 in the Democratic Republic of Congo regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis, Cairo concluded a military intelligence cooperation agreement with Uganda, at the Ugandan intelligence headquarters in the capital, Kampala. The negotiations brought together the three GERD deadlocked countries — Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Under the agreement, Egypt and Uganda will exchange intelligence information on a regular basis. This comes amid heightened tension over the GERD.

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