Egypt said the move was “an infringement of global laws and standards that control projects based on the common bowls of worldwide waterways,” and had communicated its “firm dismissal of this one-sided measure”, its water system service said in a proclamation late Monday.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which is set to be Africa’s biggest hydroelectric task when finished, is the wellspring of a nearly long-term strategic deadlock between Addis Ababa and downstream countries Egypt and Sudan.
Ethiopia says the task is crucial for its turn of events, however, Cairo and Khartoum dread it could confine their residents’ water access.
The two nations have been pushing Addis Ababa to ink an authoritative arrangement over the filling and activity of the dam, and have been asking the UN Security Council to require the matter up as of late.
Thursday’s gathering was mentioned by Tunisia for Egypt and Sudan’s sake, a strategic source told AFP.
However, France’s represetative to the UN said last week that the actual committee can do minimal separation from uniting the sides.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said in one note to the UN that dealings are at a stalemate, and blamed Ethiopia for receiving “an arrangement of stubbornness that sabotaged our aggregate undertakings to agree.”
Addis Ababa had recently declared it would continue to the second phase of filling in July, with or without an arrangement.