YEMEN Press Agency

Ethiopia: African Union meeting on Renaissance dam was fruitful

SANAA, June 27 (YPA) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the African Union meeting on the “Renaissance Dam” had been fruitful.

The continental system, which covers every continent of Africa, is the right space for dialogue on issues of interest to the whole of Africa,” the Ethiopian official said in a tweet.

“The Renaissance Dam provides all stakeholders with the opportunity to achieve unprecedented economic growth and mutual development,” he added.

“There have been fruitful discussions on African solutions to the Renaissance Dam problem with the Office of the African Union Association as well as Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt,” the Ethiopian prime minister said.

He continued: “We appreciate those talks, and the role of the President of South Africa in leading and facilitating those high-level talks of continental importance, thanks to him and all the participants.”

On Friday evening, the African Union held an urgent meeting on the Renaissance Dam.

The meeting was chaired by the President of the current session of the African Union and the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa

The meeting was attended by members of the current Federation Office, namely Egypt, Mali, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kenya, as well as the Prime Ministers of the Sudan and Ethiopia.