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Tripartite talks on Nile dam to resume today

Christian Fernsby |
Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia will hold a new round of talks on Sunday over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue under the patronage of African Union (AU), official SUNA news agency reported on Saturday.

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Topics: NILE DAM   

"This meeting will discuss Sudan's proposal aimed at reactivating the negotiations via giving a greater role for the AU experts to reach a binding legal agreement on the GERD according to Sudan's previous request and then look into the draft of understanding prepared by the AU experts to reach a satisfactory deal for the three parties," the agency quoted a responsible source as saying.

Ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia are expected to participate in the talks on Sunday.

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