The head of the Africa Subcommittee of the US Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee said that she is concerned about the recent unrest in Ethiopia and the participation of the Abiy Ahmed government administration in the Renaissance Dam negotiations, according to the Black Star newspaper.
Democratic Representative Bass called on all concerned to take a neutral stance that seeks a fair and equitable solution that satisfies all parties, expressing concern about the negative impact of reducing US aid to Ethiopia.
She explained that this decision reaffirms that the US House of Representatives stands with the people of Ethiopia, and supports their peaceful efforts to advance democratic reform.
The resolution calls for the American government to encourage the role of the African Union in the Renaissance Dam negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, with the aim of reaching a fair solution for all parties.
In another context, the project addresses the situation in Ethiopia, the violence that the country is witnessing during the last period, and the ethnic unrest in society.
The American “Foreign Policy” magazine reported that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo approved a plan to stop some US foreign aid to Ethiopia at a time when the Trump administration is trying to mediate the Renaissance Dam negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.
It quoted officials in the US administration and Congress as saying that this decision may affect the US aid to Ethiopia, which is estimated at 130 million dollars.
The Renaissance Dam negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia entered a new chapter of the crisis, after Addis Ababa announced the initial filling of the Renaissance Dam’s reservoir last July.
The President of Ethiopia, Sahle Zuweid, has previously said that her country will start generating electricity from the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam over the next 12 months. In a move that would raise tensions with Egypt and Sudan.
These were the details of the news Sudden US move on Ethiopia and the Renaissance Dam negotiations for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at eg24.news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.