Egypt Hopes for “Full Cooperation” With Other Nile Basin Countries: Abdel Atty

12 Apr 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt

Egypt is aiming for “full cooperation” with other Nile Basin countries, and is seeking solutions to resolve issues related to Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, according to the country’s new minister of water resources and irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Atty.“The political leadership in Egypt is convinced that full cooperation with all Nile Basin countries will benefit everyone. We do not aim to achieve gains for Egyptians alone through our negotiations with Ethiopia; we do not want anyone to be a loser,” Abdel Atty, who took over from Hossam Moghazi after last month’s Cabinet reshuffle, told Middle East news outlet Al-Monitor...

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