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Ethiopia: Agreement reached on Eastern Nile Basin cooperation

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November 9, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume jointly working on organizing sustainable management, utilization and development of the Nile waters under the Eastern Nile Basin.

The agreement was reached after water Ministers and representatives of the three countries held a meeting in Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday.

Accordingly, the parties have agreed to resume their tripartite cooperation which had been suspended for some time due some differences created on reaching a binding agreement on legal related issues.

Representatives from South Sudan have also attended the meeting.

According to the Ethiopian official television, member states during the meeting agreed to discuss and approve South Sudan joins the Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO) .

"The agreement ensures the mutual benefits of the three nations," Ethiopian Minister of Water and Energy, Alemayehu Tegenu said

Egyptian and Sudanese representatives also said the agreement indicates that the water resources should no more be the source of conflict but a source of regional cooperation and mutual benefit.

Last month, ENTRO celebrated 10 years anniversary of the Eastern Nile cooperation among the member states namely Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.

Ethiopia hosts ENTRO, the executive body of the Eastern Nile Subsidiary Action Program (ENSAP), and puts to effect Project Management Units of ENSAP’s investment projects and implementation to a number of basin-wide capacity building projects.

(ST)

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  • 9 November 2012 08:42, by Asmera

    Very good news!
    Further presure is required to make the balance of Nile water utilization especially on Egypt.

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  • 9 November 2012 13:58, by Wolleyewu

    That is a shame. An illegitimate government/EPRDF evidently deprived of citezens support finally has surrendered (lifts hands up) to Egyptians because they donot want to go to war knowing the imminent population revolt from within. Everybody knows from the out set that TPLF was incapable of deliver such a huge task. Just collect money in the name of Abay and carry on railway construction in Tigray

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    • 9 November 2012 16:56, by henok

      Mr Weleyewu Fandya,
      What the hell are you talking about? "Fyel bole kizimzim gulele alu" emam Tirfe. Am I right, you said, "That is a shame?" hahaha you do not seem to know the meaning of shame.Ante dedeb yederg rizraz, am sure you must a be a damn ignorant who does not have the clue to understand what was agreed upon in the meeting. Good that emama Ethiopia’s enemies are denkoro or semiliterates

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    • 10 November 2012 13:54, by Ruach

      Woleyew.Ante Derg Lijnew!Fuck off your Derg mind supported by Dinka in South Sudan!

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  • 9 November 2012 14:10, by Wolleyewu

    Please ESAT keep informing the people of Ethiopia and make them determined to ouste this tribal and brutal regime on earth. Everybody is getting desperate with life in Ethiopia than ever before because of acts of this corrupted regime in our history. In our culture we donot even know what corruption and treason meant but thanks to TPLF it has been a day to day activities of TPLF and its cadres.

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    • 9 November 2012 14:25, by Asmera

      The stupid minded Woloyew,
      Normally you do not know how country will grow. It is very good idea getting rail ways in Tigray, since Tigray means Ethiopia and Ethiopia is Tigray.
      Stop, posting such stupid analysis

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    • 9 November 2012 16:57, by henok

      Mr Weleyewu Fandya,
      What the hell are you talking about? "Fyel bole kizimzim gulele alu" emam Tirfe. Am I right, you said, "That is a shame?" hahaha you do not seem to know the meaning of shame.Ante dedeb yederg rizraz, am sure you must a be a damn ignorant who does not have the clue to understand what was agreed upon in the meeting. Good that emama Ethiopia’s enemies are denkoro or semiliterates

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  • 18 June 2013 08:54, by johncartaz

    Egyptian and Sudanese representatives also said the agreement indicates that the water resources should no more be the source of conflict but a source of regional cooperation and mutual benefit.Joey Atlas Cellulite

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