Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia Set April Date for Postposed GERD Summit


The ministers of irrigation, foreign affairs and the heads of the intelligence services in Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are going to meet next 4 and 5 April in Khartoum to discuss the latest developments concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Sudan's ambassador to Cairo announced on Tuesday. The meeting is aimed at breaking the deadlock in negotiations over disputes in the construction of the GERD and its impact on downstream Nile basin countries.