BBC News – Ethiopia ratifies River Nile treaty amid Egypt tension

Ethiopias parliament has ratified a treaty intended to replace colonial-era agreements that gave Egypt and Sudan the biggest share of the Niles water.The move comes amid growing tensions with Egypt over Ethiopias plans for a hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile.Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Monday he did not want war but would not allow Egypts water supply to be endangered.He said that he was keeping “all options open”.

via BBC News – Ethiopia ratifies River Nile treaty amid Egypt tension.

 

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