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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Arab states call for UNSC intervention over Ethiopian dam dispute” – below is their description.
The foreign ministers of Arab countries have backed calls for the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a long-running regional dispute over a giant dam built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, one of the Nile River’s main tributaries.
The decision announced by Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit came after a meeting on Tuesday in Qatar called by downstream Nile countries Egypt and Sudan.
Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Doha, Qatar.
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