At Sunday's meeting in Cairo, Ahmed reassured el-Sissi that his country had "no desire to harm the Egyptian people". Since then, tensions have mounted after repeated rounds of talks failed.
Ethiopia and Egypt have been trading war of words sometime back after Egyptian president ranted "Nile is a matter of life and death for Egypt" - connoting that it is a red line.
"The meetings of the ministerial committees are unable to make key breakthroughs without consensus at the level of political leaderships", Raslan told Xinhua.
Ethiopia will soon complete the dam, underscoring the shifting balance of power from Cairo to the upstream states of Sudan and Ethiopia, the Texas-based Stratfor intelligence firm said in assessment Wednesday.
The GERD will be Africa's largest dam upon completion with a total volume of 74 billion cubic meters and a construction cost of about 4.7 billion US dollars.
Egypt's president says both countries are working to achieve a final agreement over the Renaissance Dam that "secures" Egypt's fair share of Nile waters and helps Ethiopia's development. It is expected to produce around 6,000 megawatts of electricity for Ethiopia. The announcement of the ambitious dam had led many to fear the outbreak of a water war between Egypt and Ethiopia.
Al-Sisi said he has been working over the past four years with Ethiopia to reach an agreement on the dam dispute.
Local people named on Queen's birthday honours list
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Can the new BlackBerry phone revive faded brand?
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Star Fox is coming to Ubisoft’s Starlink: Battle for Atlas
Alongside the announcements mentioned above, Ubisoft released a new trailer for the game featuring the Star Fox for the Switch. The game was announced Monday as part of Ubisoft's press conference at E3, the largest video game expo of the year.
Emre Can to leave Liverpool after four-year spell
Having been out injured for two months before then, Can was left out of Germany's squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation . Right-back and local lad Jon Flanagan will also depart the club ending his eight-year stay with his beloved boyhood team.
Donald Trump Says That Melania Had a ‘Big Operation’
For the third time since her 25 days out of the spotlight, Melania Trump resurfaced at a high profile event on June 10. She participated Sunday without Trump; he's in Singapore preparing for his meeting Tuesday with North Korea's leader.
Mets release slumping veteran Adrian Gonzalez
He slimmed down over the winter and came to spring training this year with a chance to compete for the starting job at first base. At least if they don't stick Jay Bruce at first base and move their outfield parts around once Yoenis Cespedes comes back.