(Aswat Masriya) Scores of demonstrators staged a protest on Friday at the Ethiopian embassy headquarters in Cairo to demand expelling the Ethiopian ambassador to Egypt and call for halting the Renaissance Dam project, al-Masry al-Youm newspaper reported.
Ethiopia has begun implementing a project to build a $4.7 billion dam. The project entails diverting the Blue Nile which may affect downstream countries.
The demonstrators chanted slogans condemning Ethiopia's policies and lifted banners attacking the dam building process.
The embassy prevented the protesters from burning the Ethiopian flag after one demonstrator attempted to down the flag