Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed lauds early filling of controversial massive dam

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday lauded the "historic" early filling of a massive dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked tensions with downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan.

"The completion of the first round of filling is a historic moment that showcases Ethiopians' commitment to the renaissance of our country," Abiy, the 2019 Nobel Peace laureate, said in a statement read on state television.

"The fact that we reached this milestone by our own efforts when no one else bel…
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