5:29 PM ADMIN
Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraqi President Fouad Ma'soum stressed Iraqi intention to sign new water
agreements with neighboring countries, pointing that the violations made damages to Iraqi economy.
During a seminar held by the Iraqi Water Resources Ministry on Mosul's Dam, he added that Iraq wants "acceptable" division of waters according to international accords.
He referred to activating the agreement with Turkey, which was signed in 2014.
President Ma'soum confirmed the necessity of defending Iraqi water rights and put an end to the violations that negatively affected Iraqi agriculture and animal wealth which transformed Iraq as importer for food supplies.
Iraq suffers shortages in water flow in both main rivers of the Tigris and the Euphrates due to decreasing water flow from Turkey and Iran.