Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (L) is welcomed by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (2nd R) upon his arrival at the Kahrtoum International Airprot in Khartoum, Sudan on June 27, 2014. (Stringer - Anadolu Agency)
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Monday that Egypt has shown a major shift of stance toward its controversial multibillion-dollar hydroelectric dam being built on the upper reaches of the Nile.Ethiopia insists that the dam is necessary for its national development, saying that the project will not impact Egypt's traditional share of Nile water, which has long been set by a colonial-era water-sharing treaty that Addis Ababa has never recognized.Tension has marred relations between Ethiopia and Egypt in recent years over the former's construction of the Nile dam, given the fact that the river represents Egypt's only source of water.
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