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Egypt committed to talks over Nile dam: president

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Egypt committed to talks over Nile dam: presidentCAIRO, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday stressed that his country is committed to talks to reach a deal on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile River. "We are keen to...
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ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — Ethiopia is building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, or GERD. According to Al Jazeera, Africa's biggest dam is intended to create 12,000 jobs and turn Ethiopia into a regional powerhouse in energy exports. Upon completion, GERD will measure 1,780 meters long and 145...

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