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Egypt to Security Council: Ethiopian dam an ‘existential threat’

Foreign minister says potential disruptions from dam could be like a "malignant plague" for Egypt.
aerial view of Nile in northern Cairo outskirts

Shoukry: "This is a situation that Egypt cannot, and will not, tolerate"

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry didn’t mince words in making his case Thursday to the UN Security Council that the dispute with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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