Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb | Sudan News | Al Jazeera

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

El-Sisi is going to Khartoum for his fifth visit since he came to power. On the agenda are the Nile’s waters and the disputed Halayeb triangle.

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    Egypt's president is in Sudan to smooth tensions about water security and the disputed border region of Halayeb.

    Relations have been strained between the two countries, particularly over Ethiopia’s construction of a hydro-electric dam on the Nile River, which Egypt is worried about while Sudan is in full support.

     

    Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.


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