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Has Egypt achieved international mobilization to protect its interests in Blue Nile?

Countries at the UN Security Council seem to have maintained a balanced position on the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly (L) welcomes his Sudanese counterpart Abdalla Hamdok upon his arrival in Cairo, Egypt, March 11, 2021.

CAIRO — During a meeting held July 8 at Egypt’s request, the United Nations Security Council discussed the potential threats of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to Egyptian interests in the Nile waters.

The meeting echoed differing international positions and an impartiality of a number of international key players. This weakened the possibilities of a Security Council vote on a negotiated solution to the GERD dispute.

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