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Egypt to take Nile dam dispute to climate change conference

Egypt seeks to include transboundary water conflicts in international climate talks, as it has been engaged in a bitter dispute with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
A general view taken on June 22, 2013 shows farmed fields on the banks of the Rasheed river, an offshoot of the Nile, in Cairo's northern Giza province, some 40 kilometres North of the capital.

Egypt seeks to include transboundary water conflicts in the UN Climate Change Conference, which will be held in November in Glasgow, Scotland.

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have been locked in a bitter conflict that has spanned a decade over a dam Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile, the main tributary of the Nile River.

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