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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks on gargantuan dam amid tensions

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CAIRO — A easy round of talks between three African countries started Saturday, officials mentioned, aimed at resolving a yearslong dispute over a colossal dam Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile River’s main tributary.The three-day talks are occurring in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the most contemporary chair of the African Union. The AU is mediating the negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Mountainous Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.Egypt’s Foreign Ministry mentioned in a reveal that Cairo wants the negotiations to at final end result in a legally binding settlement over the operation and filling of the dam’s huge reservoir.Foreign and irrigation ministers of the three countries had been attending the talks, along with experts from the Africa...