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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Notes to correspondents

Note in response to questions on Egypt and Ethiopia

New York, 14 June 2013

The Secretary-General spoke by telephone on Thursday with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy and today with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. He spoke with both leaders about the proposed dam project on the Nile River and expressed his desire that they engage in dialogue to resolve differences on that matter.