Egypt will never give up its rights to the Nile water: Parliament speaker

Ahram Online reports that Egyptian parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said MPs are closely following the latest developments related to negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

“In this respect, let me declare that Egypt will never waive its rights to the Nile waterm because this is a matter of life and death and it is an existential matter for all Egyptians,” said Abdel-Aal, adding that “parliament has full confidence that the national political leadership is defending the rights of all Egyptians.”

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