Khartoum, Nov. 19 (SUNA) - The Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Muataz Musa has revealed Sudan and Ethiopia have reservations on some of the fundamental points of the preliminary consultative report on the study the economic, social and environmental impacts of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
The minister said that at the top of these points was what the baseline data from which studies of the operation of the dam starts on which the Egyptian side reserved, adding that Sudan and Ethiopia submitted constructive and objective proposals supported by the standing agreements and forwarded proposals for clarifications from the consultant for the success of the negotiations a matter that Egypt also reserved. However, the Egyptian side notified the meeting that it needed to consult with the leadership of his country. Musa stressed that they were waiting for the response of Egyptian side.
The minister affirmed Sudan's commitment to the professional and scientific path as a way to resolve all differences in visions and positions, reiterating Sudan's adherence to the Khartoum Declaration of Principles on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which was signed by the heads of the three countries in March 2015.