US backs “constructive” efforts to reach deal on Ethiopia’s dam

The United States has continued supporting efforts made by Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to reach a deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

“We continue to support collaborative and constructive efforts by Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to reach an agreement on the GERD,” US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Friday. He noted that the US understands that the GERD is a major issue for the three parties.

“We’re reviewing our GERD policy and assessing the role that we can play in facilitating a solution between those parties,” he told reporters

Source: Kuwait News Agency