Sudan recalls envoy to Ethiopia as tensions rise

Sudan Wednesday recalled its ambassador to Ethiopia, the foreign ministry said, as tensions between the two countries run high over a border region and Addis Ababa’s controversial Blue Nile dam. “Sudan has recalled its ambassador to Addis Ababa for consultations over Sudanese-Ethiopian relations,” foreign ministry spokesman Mansour Boulad told AFP. He said the envoy would return to his post after the “completion of consultations”, without elaborating on the nature of the discussions. Khartoum’s move comes amid rising tensions with Addis Ababa over the Al-Fashaqa border region, where Ethiopian …

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