Egypt officially objects to filling GERD

This followed the dam’s reservoir filling on July 22nd

ArabFinance: Egypt sent an official letter to South Africa on August 5th objecting to Ethiopia’s recent unilateral filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to an official statement.

This followed the dam’s reservoir filling on July 22nd.

The North African country contacted the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa as he currently chairs the African Union.

Earlier this week, Egypt and Sudan demanded to suspend any meeting to negotiate over the dam with the Ethiopian side.

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