MoFA Condemns Sudan’s Claim Over Benshangul Gumuz Region (May 4, 2021)

In a press briefing held today, Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Dina Mufti condemned Sudan’s claim over Benshangul Gumuz Region.

Ambassador Dina Mufti briefed local and international media on latest development in Ethiopia.

On the briefing session, Ambassador Dina noted that Sudan is recently issuing controversial statements regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Besides the encroachment it did on Ethiopia’s territory, Sudan is engaged in unlawful activity claiming Benshangul Gumuz, the region where the GERD is being constructed as its land.

The spokesperson reaffirmed Ethiopia’s unwavering stance regarding importance of the trilateral meeting on GERD.

Spokesperson Office briefed resident ambassadors of Asian countries on the Ethopia-Sudan border dispute, trilateral talks on GERD and rehabilation and humanitarian activities in Tigray Region.

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