Nile Dam Politics – Egypt, Ethiopian Officials Meet – NYTimes.com

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The foreign ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia are meeting in Addis Ababa in an effort to defuse tensions over a huge dam Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River.Dina Mufti, a spokesman for the Ethiopias foreign ministry, says Ethiopia wants Egypt to understand that the dam is not going to harm Egypt “in any way.” The two ministers had a news conference scheduled for Monday morning but it was cancelled.

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