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Ethiopia informs Egypt, Sudan that second filling of Nile dam has begun

Ethiopia accused the Arab League of "meddling" on Tuesday as Egypt and Sudan seek UN deliberation on the issue.

The diplomatic row over Ethiopia’s mega-dam on the Nile River continued this week with the reported start of the second filling of the dam and a disagreement on the Arab League’s role in the dispute.

Sudan’s Foreign Ministry said that Ethiopia’s declaration that the second-stage filling of the dam has begun does not solve any outstanding issues.

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