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Museveni Holds Talks With New Egypt leader

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medical http://clubcycloautun.fr/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-ftpsockets.php geneva; font-size: small;”>The meeting took place on Sunday in Addis Ababa, for sale http://chienyenthinh.com/plugins/system/jat3/jat3/core/common.php the Ethiopian capital, dosage on sidelines of the ongoing 19th Ordinary Summit of the African Union (AU).

The two leaders’ discussions centered on continental, regional and bilateral relations between Uganda and Egypt.

President Morsi won the Egyptian Presidential runoff last month and was sworn-in into office on June 30.

Uganda and Egypt have for long enjoyed good relations with Egypt until late 2009 when Cairo reportedly planned to wage war on Kampala in a bid to control the River Nile waters.

Uganda’s High Commissioner to Tanzania, Ibrahim Mukiibi, told fellow ambassadors during a closed-door retreat at Serena Lake Victoria Resort in December 2010 that Egypt might attack Uganda and other regional governments over the Nile

Mukiibi, a former ambassador to Egypt, added that the North African country is also inspired by the need to stop Southern Sudan from breaking away from the Sudan.

“Egypt is planning to build nuclear energy and we are threatened by their efforts to engage in war. We should tell the US about this because these people are planning a war with Uganda,” Mukiibi was quoted then by The Observer as saying.

Mukiibi also rallied ambassadors to consider the protection of the Nile waters and the January referendum in Sudan as significant security challenges facing Uganda.

“We must know that Egypt is against this referendum. And as a man of experience, I must tell you that all members of the Arab League are behind Egypt. So, we must watch out,” he added.


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