Ethiopia denounced Donald Trump’s comment over GERD calling is uninformed and irresponsible International Affairs Minister of Ethiopia talking to US Ambassador to Ethiopia on Saturday (Picture: MFAE)borkenaOctober 24, 2020Ethiopia summoned on Saturday US Ambassador in Ethiopia over President Trump’s comment concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.Ambassador H.E. Mike Raynor was known as to the International Affairs Ministry to offer clarifications on “the remarks the US President made regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during his telephone conversation with the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Sudan and the State of Israel,” as reported by the Ministry.Ethiopia’s International Affairs Minister Gedu Andargachew is cited as saying “the incitement of war between Ethiopia and Egypt from a sitting US president neither reflects the longstanding partnership and strategic alliance between Ethiopia and the United States nor is acceptable in International Law governing interstate relations.”Ethiopia acknowledged that it’s going to by no means negotiate its sovereignty whereas affirming dedication to the African Union-led trilateral negotiation with Sudan and Egypt.In the meantime, the European Union mentioned on Saturday that it’s time to assist the negotiation course of between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan, not a time to create what it known as pointless stress within the area.The Union mentioned “Over 250 million citizens of the Blue Nile Basin stand to benefit from a predictable agreement based on a negotiated arrangement for the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and are expecting investments in water security, irrigation, agricultural production and electricity generation.”It was Josep Borrell, present Excessive Consultant of the European Union, who mentioned so following the united statesPresident’s comment which Ethiopia known as reckless and irresponsible.In a telephone dialog with the prime ministers of Sudan and Israel, Mr. Trump mentioned “They [Egypt] will end up blowing up the dam. And I said it and I say it loud and clear — they will blow up that dam. And they have to do something”He mentioned so primarily based on his understanding that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will cease the circulation of water to Egypt and Sudan. Be a part of the dialog. Like borkena on Fb and get Ethiopian Information updates frequently. As nicely, chances are you’ll get Ethiopia Information by following us on twitter @zborkenaThe publish Ethiopia summoned US Ambassador to Ethiopia over Trump’s comment appeared first on Borkena Ethiopian Information.


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