Ethiopian official sources: Filling the Renaissance Dam is the way to lift the country out of poverty and economic crises

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12 May 2021
Ethiopian official sources: Filling the Renaissance Dam is the way to lift the country out of poverty and economic crises
Sudan requests the Security Council to withdraw Ethiopian forces from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Abyei Area
The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: the historical agreements of the Nile waters that the downstream countries proposed cannot be accepted
US State Department: Eritrean and Amhara forces in Tigray contribute to exacerbating the humanitarian catastrophe and committing violations
In phone call today, @SecBlinken spoke with @AbiyAhmedAli to reiterate US grave concern about the deteriorating humanitarian & human rights crisis in Ethiopia, including growing risk of famine in the Tigray region as well as ongoing insecurity in other parts of the country
Death toll from mid-April ethnic clashes in Ethiopia may be 200, official says
The Egyptian President: The war was never the goal of Egypt. Rather, peace was its supreme goal
The Ethiopian National Security Council: The second filling of the Renaissance Dam is on time
US National Security Adviser: We demand the immediate withdrawal of Eritrean forces from Tigray
Ethiopia: Over 1 Million People Displaced due to Conflict in Northern Ethiopia: IOM DTM  Significantly, 75 sites have reportedly not received food distribution since the conflict broke out. An estimated 60 of these sites (80 %) are in Tigray region2 week ago
Ethiopia: Over 1 Million People Displaced due to Conflict in Northern Ethiopia: IOM DTM Significantly, 75 sites have reportedly not received food distribution since the conflict broke out. An estimated 60 of these sites (80 %) are in Tigray region
Three months on and @MSF is still worried about the very limited services in the permanent camps, which are located in a very remote part of Sudan, and where many of the humanitarian needs – including shelter, water and food – are not being met2 week ago
Three months on and @MSF is still worried about the very limited services in the permanent camps, which are located in a very remote part of Sudan, and where many of the humanitarian needs – including shelter, water and food – are not being met
U.N. Security Council, for first time, declares concern about Ethiopia's Tigray
With evidence mounting that Ethiopia and Eritrea forces have destroyed farms & water tanks/reservoirs & looted/burned food, much of Tigray faces emergency hunger levels, one step away from famine, and 50+ people in center & east dying each day of hunger2 week ago
With evidence mounting that Ethiopia and Eritrea forces have destroyed farms & water tanks/reservoirs & looted/burned food, much of Tigray faces emergency hunger levels, one step away from famine, and 50+ people in center & east dying each day of hunger
The Sudanese Minister of Irrigation calls on the European Union to intervene to push the Renaissance Dam negotiations
The Sudanese Sovereignty Council: We do not seek to solve the borders and water crises militarily, but peaceful solutions are possible
Commander of the Sudanese Land Forces: able to protect the lands on the eastern borders
Commander of the Sudanese Land Forces: We do not seek to attack our neighbors or to cross our borders
Ethiopian Foreign Ministry: Sudan is misleading the world by claiming to hand over prisoners from the Ethiopian army to Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed: If the parties negotiate in good faith over the Renaissance Dam, the results are within our reach
Egyptian irrigation Minister: Ethiopia's initiation of the second filling is a continuation of imposing a fait accompli
3 week ago
Egyptian irrigation Minister: Ethiopia's claim that it will pass quantities of water sufficient for the needs of the two downstream countries is incorrect
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: The low exit of the dam will be the only control during the filling process, and the situation will be more complicated, starting with the flood season
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: The Ethiopian side's initiation of the mobilization process is a continuation of the approach taken to impose a fait accompli
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation: Major inaccuracies presented by Ethiopia regarding the drainage of the Nile River and the second filling of the Renaissance Dam
"Progress remains very limited in Tigray. Fighting is ongoing. Humanitarian access is still being prevented. Eritrean troops are not withdrawing and human rights violations continue." HR/VP @JosepBorrellF on Ethiopia at the press conference following Foreign Affairs Council FAC
3 week ago
The Ethiopian Prime Minister: The second filling of the Renaissance Dam will take place during the months of rain, July and August, which will limit the floods in Sudan
3 week ago
Tigray: Eritrea recognizes for the first time the presence of its troops
Multiple fires were detected in a settlement between Ch'anch'o and Gutin Town in  Oromia Region , Ethiopia. on  April 16 , fires detected is on villages of vast area around ~3,000 hectares ,There are also suspicious fires all the way to the main road to Nekemte3 week ago
Multiple fires were detected in a settlement between Ch'anch'o and Gutin Town in Oromia Region , Ethiopia. on April 16 , fires detected is on villages of vast area around ~3,000 hectares ,There are also suspicious fires all the way to the main road to Nekemte
Amharas burning Oromo Mosques during Ramadan in Ataye.  Wallo Oromos are under seige by the government of @AbiyAhmedAli and Amhara special forces3 week ago
Amharas burning Oromo Mosques during Ramadan in Ataye. Wallo Oromos are under seige by the government of @AbiyAhmedAli and Amhara special forces
Egyptian Foreign Minister: we have done everything possible to resolve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam crisis peacefully, but all efforts have failed to date. The international community has seen our efforts to reach a negotiated settlement
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