Ethiopia says won’t allow Egypt to examine new dam

Reuters: Ethiopia will deny Egypt a chance to examine a new mega dam it is building on the Nile unless Cairo inks a new deal relinquishing its veto powers over allocation of the river's waters, an official said on Thursday. Egypt has been locked for more than a decade in a dispute with other countries through which the river passes, refusing changes to colonial-era treaties contested by Ethiopia and other upstream nations. Under the pact signed in 1929, Egypt is entitled to 55.5 billion cubic meters......

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