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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry has met South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to discuss Juba's request to join the Cairo-based Arab League, according to a foreign ministry statement. The meeting comes in the wake of a brief Africa tour by Shukry, during which he met Kiir in the South Sudanese capital on Monday. . Regional issues According to the ministry statement, the two men also discussed means of enhancing South Sudan-Egypt relations and "regional issues of common concern", including ongoing negotiations over Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project. Monday's meeting also reportedly saw an agreement signed establishing a "mechanism for political consultation" between Cairo and Juba, while Shukry also conveyed a message to Kiir - the contents of which were not disclosed - from the Egyptian president. Since 2013, South Sudan, which seceded from Sudan following a 2011 popular referendum, has remained the scene of a bloody civil war pitting government forces against armed opposition groups. A split between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar escalated into a military conflict in December 2013. Despite a 2015 peace deal signed between the two sides, the conflict - in which some 10,000 people are estimated to have been killed - remains ongoing. ________________________________________________________ Getting on something dangerous are we?
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/egypt-accepts-delay-of-ethiopia-dam-meeting-as-protests-rage/2018/02/18/8202ed66-1492-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html?utm_term=.570461bd86f9 Egypt cannot comprehend why the DAM construction is going 24/7, but meeting cannot. Egyptians wanted World Bank mediation NO Egyptians wanted Sudan excluded NO Egyptians wanted French companies analysis speed up NO And now no meeting either. galbeedi, Egypt and your Oromo have to thumb on desk, you just have been outplayed for now, tomorrow is another day. Tallamook, Here we go. Why Ethiopians not in a hurry for PM. Possibility of PM returning is open. Parliament might reject his resignation. Wouldn't that be funny joke on Egyptians. The Tigray are 17 Egypt 0 in last 150 years. Amhara best friends of Egypt in a sandwitch not to be eaten. Oromo new client ddeer in headlights
Lots of discussion on this dam, that may shape East Africa, Let us dedicate a whole topic. Name:The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD) Location: Ethiopia Google map https://goo.gl/maps/MB1vuASt4dQ2 Coordinations 11°12′55″N35°05′35″E Capacity : 6000-MW Cost: $5 billion http://www.hydroworld.com/articles/2017/11/meetings-end-without-consensus-on-filling-reservoir-at-6-000-mw-grand-ethiopian-renaissance-dam.html