Tuesday July 4, 2017 9:09
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
warned a news report Tuesday that the "water war between Turkey and Iran , " threatening Baghdad , " the drought and darkness , " he said, adding that the project "missed" the Turkish to build 22 dams on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers will deprive Iraq of its water share, while pointing to the existence of tunnels and dams to destroy Iranian agriculture in the territory of Kurdistan .
According to the report published by the Egyptian media that "calls in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has been renewed to move to face the dangers of the establishment of Iran and Turkey, dams on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers , " indicating that these dams "would deprive Iraq of the legal share in the waters of the rivers, in a strong war between Turkey and Iran share water from the Euphrates River , without looking at the great damage to the Iraqi state. "
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According to the report published by the "seventh day" news of Egypt, the "warnings began in the Kurdistan region of risks to water wealth in the region due to reduced quantities of water because of dams Iran and the diversion of rivers and streams from neighboring countries, in addition to the lack of a clear strategy for the the authorities in Kurdistan to secure water for agriculture and drinking citizens in the long term. "
And stressed the Iraqi government, "there is the fact that the dangers threatening the Kurdistan region, is that most of the rivers and streams flowing into the region stems from neighboring countries, especially Turkey and Iran , which do not are committed to shared water agreements with the region, and are working continuously on the drying of the following to the region water resources."
News report to indicate that the Turkish government is working for years on a huge project called the project "missed" which includes the construction of approximately 22 dams 14 of them on the Euphrates River and 8 on the Tigris River, which will have a significant impact on reducing water rates that enter Iraq and the Kurdistan region . "
the report says that Turkey" has not only only in the fight against the brotherly Iraqi state, but Iran also began building tunnels and projects of irrigation work huge to change the course of Sirwan River, which comes to 70% of it from Iranian territory and empties into Lake Darbandikan in the province of Sulaymaniyah. "
the report cites about Akram Ahmed Director General of dams and water storage in the RA William Kurdistan confirmed that " the main threat to the region, is to build dams in Iran and Turkey , most of the sources of water flowing into its territory," adding that "Iran is working to build more than three dams and large tunnels will be presented as soon as the completion of the construction of the Kurdistan region to drought risk . "
in the same context, the Kurdistan Regional authorities fear that causes the construction of a dam in the Iranian city of Kermanshah dry a large section of the river 's main tributary Sirwan of Lake Darbandikan , which provides the province of Sulaymaniyah and management Ckramaan with water and electric power.
He said Iraqi experts, the dam project Darian in Iran 's Kermanshah province in 2018 end, will cause dry a large part of the territory of Kurdistan agricultural region, and will lead to the creation of a large water crisis in the provinces of Halabja and Sulaymaniyah will be the loss of large tracts of agricultural land in Halabja and Sayed Sadiq and Darbandikan, as well as to the loss of the dam Darbandikan electric power production capacity.
The report points out that "Iran and after 2003 transformed the rivers and streams that flow toward Iraq to remain within its territory path, depriving Iraq of its water share, and caused, in drying a lot of these rivers, including Olond River in Khanaqin and reduce what is in Sde Derpendakhan and Dukan to lower its borders resulting in the sabotage of infrastructure , agricultural and industrial water. "
The Karun water cut Karkheh and promotion, according to the report, "making water Shatt al - Arab is salty and polluted, causing the loss of Basra and the cities of southern Iraq , the most important source of safe drinking water because now the water need many treatments outweigh the Iraqi capabilities."