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Ethiopia to U.S.: You can tell us will we fill our dam or not

Christian Fernsby |
Ethiopia has said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s advise to Ethiopia not to fill the dam before an agreement was ill advised.

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Topics: ETHIOPIA    U.S.    DAM   

Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew made the remark in a press conference with Water Minister Seleshi Bekele at the Prime Minister’s office yesterday.

“It is a big, big country in its diplomatic and other influence and we do not expect from them such an undiplomatic statement,” Gedu said, adding that it was "unacceptable".

“We hope and expect that the U.S. would revise the statement,” he stressed.

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