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Egypt's choices narrow on the Nile dam crisis

Egypt is working on avoiding any military conflict regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as it explores available options for the next stage.
Egypt Nile dam

CAIRO — In an interview with Bloomberg television on Sept. 8, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt is committed to talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis and wants to avoid any military conflict.

Meanwhile, Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aty told Al-Jazeera on Sept. 6 about “diplomatic actions regarding the GERD.” He explained that “these actions cannot be announced unless they are fruitful.” He did not provide any further details about their nature.

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