Villa Somalia spokesperson says he was misquoted on Somali-Egypt GERD subject

‎Mogadishu  – Villa Somalia spokesman Abdikarim Ali Kaar stated he was misquoted earlier this week when requested about President Mohamud’s place on the building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile.

“I apologize for being misunderstood and misquoted in the explanations I gave about President Sisi’s remarks at the joint press conference with President Hassan Sheikh at the Al-Ittihadiya Presidential Palace.”

Kaar added that President Mohamud and President Sisi agreed that regional disputes should be resolved peacefully by way of cooperation.

During a joint press convention after their bilateral talks final week, President Sisi stated that the 2 mentioned the nice Ethiopian renaissance and “shared views regarding the danger of unilateral policies when implementing projects on international rivers.”

Sisi added that additionally they agreed on the significance of involving the Nile riparian states – which embody many of the African Great Lakes international locations – in consultations on the dam’s filling to make sure their water provides should not harmed.

My assertion concerning current misquotes by sections of the media to a few of my responses throughout a press briefing I gave on July 27👇🏾

— Abdikarim Ali Kaar (@AbdikarimAKaar) 30 July 2022

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