Sudan warns filling of Ethiopian Nile dam 'threatens national security'

Sudan warned Ethiopia on Saturday against going ahead with the second phase of filling its mega dam on the Blue Nile, saying it would pose a “direct threat to Sudanese national security”. “If Ethiopia goes ahead with filling the renaissance dam next July, this will be a direct threat to our national security,” Sudan’s Water Minister Yasser Abbas told AFP in an interview in the capital Khartoum. “It will also threaten the lives of half the population in central Sudan, as well as irrigation water for agricultural projects and power generation from (Sudan’s) Roseires Dam.” Sudan, Egypt and Ethiop…

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