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The foreign relations committee warned on Saturday that the marshes of Iraq are out of the World Heritage List because of the worsening water crisis.
"The crisis of water scarcity is the most serious issue facing Iraq in general, not less sensitive to the budget file and other political differences in the Iraqi arena, because it threatens the environmental future of the Iraqi Marshlands and the whole agricultural land in the provinces of the south and the Euphrates," said Hilal al-Sahlani, a member of the committee. The Middle East, "warning that" Iraq will lose the inclusion of marshes on the list of world heritage sooner or later because of the worsening water crisis. "
He added that "the water file is a purely operational issue related to the government bodies, but the parliament is preparing a draft resolution recommending the government to move seriously to remedy the crisis," noting that "the water file will remain on the agenda of joint meetings of the parliamentary committees with the executive bodies concerned after the conclusion of the donors conference for reconstruction Iraq In Kuwait last week. "
He added that "there is a tendency to host the concerned ministers in the meetings of the parliamentary committees if they can not attend parliamentary sessions," calling on the government to conclude joint agreements with neighboring countries based on the protocols and international treaties the need for partnership and justice in the distribution of water.