Addis Ababa October 30/2020 (ENA) Ethiopia and Egypt can and may resolve their variations by dialogue with none intervention and “paternalistic approach by a global power”, the famend Center Japanese and African Historical past Professor Haggai Erlich stated.
In a webinar held in Israel on “The Quest for Equitable Share of the Nile Waters”, Professor Haggai Erlich introduced his research that present the nexus between historical past and present conditions within the area from his e-book titled “From Aswan to Renaissance Dam.”
He stated “GERD symbolizes the revolution of development in Ethiopia; and it is a fact that must be recognized as a reality that stays there.”
Egyptians should settle for this new actuality and alter their perspective, the outstanding scholar from Tel Aviv College careworn.
The scholar underscored Ethiopia and Egypt can and may resolve their variations by dialogue with none intervention and ” paternalistic method by a worldwide energy.”
The opposite historian, Vice President for Educational Affairs of the Herzl Institute and Director of Nationwide Technique Initiative, Dr. Ofir Haivry said that an modern regional method that employs know-how could possibly be a win-win resolution to handle the challenges of water stress, drought and local weather change.
Stressing the truth that Ethiopia has the best to make use of its share of the Nile River, the director known as for a brand new partnership that makes use of an Israeli know-how and a possible funding from the US for sea water desalination.
Dr. Haivry underlined that this new partnership ought to acknowledge GERD as a supply of cooperation and regional integration for Ethiopia, Egypt and your complete area.
Talking on the webinar, Reta Alemu, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Israel stated the search for equitable share of the Nile has been on the middle of the negotiation among the many riparian international locations.
It has additionally been one of many contentious points of the present negotiations on the GERD.
This quest is a real name for cooperation based mostly on the related ideas of worldwide legislation, he famous, including that it’s time for Ethiopia to safe a justifiable share of the waters of the Nile.
African Ambassadors in Israel, academician and researchers attended the webinar. Individuals from everywhere in the world raised questions and feedback on the topic which was addressed by the panelists.