[size=36]An Iraqi delegation will visit Turkey next month to discuss these files[/size]
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The ministry's spokesman, Ali Radi, said, according to the official agency, that "all countries of the world are affected by climatic changes from high temperatures and rain retention, and this in turn led to a decrease in water revenues," noting that "there are other technical factors related to the expansion of countries in establishing reservoir dams and projects. irrigation, and that these factors affected Iraq's water revenues.
He added, "The current year is a water scarce year, and there is a clear shortage in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, whose level has decreased to more than 50%, in addition to the water drop at large rates in the Dukan Dam, Darbandikhan, Sirwan and Diyala," noting that ""
Radi indicated that "many meetings were held with the Turkish and Syrian sides within the water file, and that there is an expected visit of an Iraqi delegation to Turkey early next month in order to complete the meetings and discussions regarding Iraq's share and water releases in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, as well as preparing for a joint tripartite meeting that includes Iraq." Turkey and Syria on the issue of sharing damage during the water scarcity period, completing the discussion on the joint protocol between Iraq and Turkey, and establishing a research center in Iraq.
He stressed, "These files and other files will be discussed during this visit of the Iraqi delegation, and that the visit of the Minister of Water Resources will be the culmination of a series of meetings with the Syrian side, and his meeting with a group of Syrian officials, and put forward a set of hypothetical points with the Syrian side regarding the water file," pointing out He pointed out that "an Iraqi delegation that had previously visited Turkey last June, discussed these important files, and briefed the delegation on a group of facilities and water reservoirs in the Ilisu Dam."
Radi pointed out that "this movement will culminate in the upcoming visit of the Iraqi delegation next month, to discuss these files in a broader and more accurate way." Ended 29/A43