Ethiopia expresses dissatisfaction with Arab League’s unfair stance

The Government of Ethiopia Ethiopia expresses its dissatisfaction with Arab League’s unfair stance in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

The dissatisfaction is expressed on Monday by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Ethiopia Demeke Mekonnen who met the outgoing Jordan Ambassador in Ethiopia. He said the Nile is a common resource of all riparian countries and Ethiopia has the right to equitably utilize its water resources, according to the information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.

He also said that Jordan was expected to play a positive role as a friendly country in this regard.
Ambassador Wafi Ayaad said the efforts made to strengthen the multi-faceted relations between the two countries have yielded positive results, adding that the launch of the Ethiopian Airlines direct flight to Jordan will further strengthen the relationship.

He thanked the government for its support and cooperation during his stay in Ethiopia. Mr. Demeke said the relationship between the two countries is long and historic, adding that the two countries need to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in various fields.

He also thanked the outgoing ambassador for his positive contribution to strengthening the relationship. The Deputy Prime Minister also briefed the ambassador on the current situation in the country, particularly the 6th national election, the tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the current situation in Tigray.