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New consultations over Nile dam inspire optimism in Sudan

Sudan is optimistic about resolving the GERD dispute with Ethiopia at a time when Addis Ababa is preparing for the third filling this summer.
Ethiopia dam

Sudan has recently expressed optimism about resolving the dispute over the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as Ethiopia prepares for the third filling of the dam this summer.

The head of the Sudanese Sovereign Council, Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, recently said that consultations were resumed after nearly a year-long hiatus.

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