However, the Israeli military presence affects "security cooperation between Egypt and Israel in the face of agriculture and water issues."
An Israeli report recently reported a sharp tension in relations between Israel and Egypt, following the conclusion of three Israeli military crews working on the installation of air defense systems for the Spyder-MR missiles around the "Renaissance dam" that Ethiopia has been building for several years.
Military and intelligence sources told the Israeli website Deepak that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's office recently held urgent consultations on how to persuade Israel to stop helping with the establishment of such defense systems.
She said direct and indirect approaches were rejected by President Sisi to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ethiopia announced that construction work in Al-Nahda Dam had increased to 67% and that 11 electricity units would be installed in the coming period.
Civil works amounted to 84%, while electromechanical works amounted to 28%. According to the Ethiopian government plan, 2022.
The dam will be the largest hydropower plant in Africa and the seventh largest dam in the world when completed.
The Egyptians are very concerned that the dam will be completed and the reservoir will be completed.
They have concerns that the project will reduce the amount of water it receives from Ethiopia's highlands through Sudan, which Ethiopia denies.
The dam is about 150 meters wide and 1870 meters wide. It has a reservoir of 1,300 square kilometers.
After completion, it is expected to expand to 74 billion cubic meters, which is more than Egypt consumes in a year.