Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Ethiopia Rejects Arab League Call for UN Security Council Meeting on Dam

 Reuters published on 15 June 2021 an article titled "Arab States Call on U.N. Security Council to Meet over Ethiopian Dam."

An Arab League meeting in Qatar on 15 June passed a resolution calling on Ethiopia to negotiate "in good faith" with Egypt and Sudan and asked the UN Security Council to take up the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Aljazeera published on 16 June 2021 an article titled "Ethiopia Rejects Arab League Resolution on Renaissance Dam."

Ethiopia responded that the GERD is an African issue that can only be resolved in the spirit of finding African solutions to African problems.