Sudan has warned to close the window on the Nil Dam conflict, seeking help from the UN



United Nations Sudan has called on the UN Security Council with Egypt to intervene in the dispute over Ethiopia's newly built hydroelectric dam over the Blue Nile, warning that the three countries could reach an agreement. The window is "closed for the hour.". "


Sudan's Foreign Minister Asma Mohammed Abdullah in a letter Thursday urged the leaders of the three countries to "show their political will and commitment by solving some of the remaining issues and closing a deal." The draft Sudan was submitted on June 14.

Ethiopia announced last Friday that it would begin filling the reservoir of the vast dam in July after last week's talks with Egypt and Sudan failed.

Egypt has officially asked the Security Council to intervene in a three-page letter in a single day.

Egyptian letter to U.N. The most powerful body has been urged to call back Ethiopia for a “fair and balanced solution” and avoid unilateral actions. The government has warned that filling the dam without agreement is "a clear and present danger to Egypt" with the consequences of "a threat to international peace and security."

The filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been the subject of years of conflict between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia over the $ 4.6 billion megaprojects, fearing it could lead to military conflict. Pro-Egyptian media commentators have often called for action to stop Ethiopia.

Ethiopia says the power generated by the dam is important for bringing millions of people out of poverty. As the rainy season begins in July, Ethiopia's main tributary begins filling the Ethiopia reservoir.

Egypt, which relies on the Nile for more than 90% of its water supply, feared that the dam would have a devastating impact if it did not act on its needs. Sudan, which relies heavily on Indigo for water, is caught between competing interests.

If there is a multi-year drought, Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resolve any dispute, but both sides disagree on how much water will be released from the Ethiopian dam.

Abdullah of Sudan urged the Security Council to “discourage all parties from unilateral actions, including filling the reservoir before signing the agreement”.

The council will hold a public meeting on the dam issue on Monday, and the U.N. The brief is given in Political Chief Rosemary Dakar.

Abdullah urged in his letter to "work very hard to locate a historic moment in the Nile" and turn the dam into "an incentive for cooperation because of conflict and instability."

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri told the AP on Sunday that the Security Council would do its duty to prevent Ethiopia from opening the dam without compromise. E accused Ethiopian officials of hostility between the countries and said that "Ethiopia will certainly take unilateral action in this regard ... a threat to international peace and security".

"Sudan is deeply concerned about Ethiopia's decision to fill a dam 15 kilometers (nine miles) below Sudanese Rogers Reservoir," Abdullah said. Only one-tenth of the Ethiopia Dam from the Sudan Reservoir, the unilateral action to fill the Ethiopia Dam is affecting Rogers' operations and thus threatens the lives of millions, Abdulla said.

The US tried to reach a deal earlier this year, but Ethiopia did not attend a signing meeting in February and accused the Trump administration of colluding with Egypt. Last week, the US National Security Council tweeted that "257 million people in East Africa believe Ethiopia needs to show strong leadership, a fair deal."

The Egyptian Foreign Minister has warned that filling the reservoir without a contract would violate the 2015 Declaration of Principles, which governs their negotiations - and regulates the withdrawal of negotiations.

"We are not taking any stringent measures by the Security Council," Shukri said.

UN. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told a press conference on Thursday that the U.N. She believes the negotiation process is "still ahead" and fully supports it.

"In such a situation, we believe that the only way out is through negotiations between the parties, and we stay at the parties," he said.

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