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Egypt and Ethiopia fend off water wars over Nile mega-dam

Ethiopia Offers Reassurances to Egypt Over Nile Waters

"We will take care of the Nile, and we will preserve your share of the Nile water and we will work to increase this share", Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed promised the Egyptian people following his meeting with President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi.

His remarks came in a joint press conference in Cairo with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi following their talks on the giant dam that is now being built on the Nile River.

On Sunday, Ahmed held talks with President El-Sisi about issues around the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, as well as bilateral cooperation and issues of mutual interest. "We will work with the people of Egypt in any area", Abiy said.

Ethiopia's prime minister has sworn not to "harm" Egypt's share of the Nile, breaking the deadlock in talks over control of Africa's longest river.

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Al-Sisi said he has been working over the past four years with Ethiopia to reach an agreement on the dam dispute.

Ethiopia's Prime Minister arrived in Cairo on Saturday for a two-day visit, his first since he assumed office in April.

Ethiopia and Egypt have been trading war of words sometime back after Egyptian president ranted "Nile is a matter of life and death for Egypt" - connoting that it is a red line.

During the meeting in Addis Ababa, the three states agreed to form a scientific study group for consultation on the reservoir construction and filling and to hold a summit among the three countries' leaders every six months. Ethiopia says the dam is essential for its economic development.

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Construction workers are seen in a section of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam, as it undergoes construction, during a media tour along the river Nile in Benishangul Gumuz Region, Guba Woreda, in Ethiopia, March 31, 2015.

Translation: "By his weak imagination power, Sisi thought that by making the Ethiopian PM swear he is saving Egypt's historic right in Nile waters, the Ethiopian PM will stick to his swear".

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