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Egypt heads to South Sudan amid stalled Nile dam dispute

Egypt’s minister of irrigation and water resources, Mohamed Abdel Aty, visited South Sudan recently to discuss joint projects between the two countries, in addition to the latest developments on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis.
Mohamed Abdel Aty

CAIRO — Amid the stalled negotiations on Ethiopia’s controversial dam on the Nile River, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty headed to South Sudan for an official visit from June 21-25. 

Abdel Aty met with several officials in South Sudan, including the vice president for economic cluster, James Wani Igga, and the presidential affairs minister, Barnaba Marial.

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