The fresh round of talks between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the water filling strategy and operation of the dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Nile ended inconclusively on Thursday.

Any agreement in the fourth and last round of talks could not be reached, according to Ethiopian Minister of Water Seleshi Bekele who said, “Egypt comes up with a new matrix that sets the time of the filling of the dam in 12 to 21 years.”

“That is unacceptable,” Seleshi said, adding Ethiopia will begin to fill the dam as of coming July.

During the

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