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Ethiopia dismisses Egyptian media reports on Renaissance Dam

January 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Ethiopian Minister of Water Resources and Energy Motuma Mekasa has denied Egyptian media report saying that Ethiopia had built a reservoir for the Renaissance Dam stressing his country would not stop the construction works.

In a statement to the Ethiopian DireTube video sharing site, Mekasa said the filling of the dam is part of the construction works, describing the Egyptian media reports on the filling as “incorrect”.

“The construction works of the dam project are ongoing and wouldn’t stop and it will be filled according to the timetable of the construction,” he said.

Source: Sudan Tribune


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