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Sisi warns of ‘grave threat’ from Ethiopia over Nile dispute

Egypt in focus: The Nile and Climate Change; Blinken and Shoukry talk civil rights;  Sex ed from "Mother Being;" Atheists, and sharks attacks…in less than 1000 words!
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi is seen on video screens as he addresses the annual gathering in New York City for the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Sept. 21, 2021 in New York City.

Egypt makes its case at UN, as Ethiopia goes on defense over Tigray

In a sharply worded speech to the UN General Assembly this week, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called out Ethiopia for its "clear intransigence and unjustified rejection" of international diplomacy on the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), and warned that this represents a "grave threat to the security and stability of the entire region."

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