[size=30]Iraq is about to internationalize the issue of the water crisis with Iran[/size][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Al-Hamdani said in a televised interview followed by NRT Arabia, Wednesday (September 22, 2021), that "Iraq has not reached any water agreement with the Iranian side, because Iran is still insisting on the 1975 agreement," noting that "Iran takes the agreement as an excuse to continue digging tunnels. diversion of rivers."
He added, "The Iraqi side informed Iran that the aforementioned agreement does not mean changing river courses or constructing and digging tunnels, so Iran does not have the right, according to the agreement that it wants to maintain, to act as it did by diverting the courses of the Lower Zab and Sirwan rivers, and cutting the shares that must reach Iraq." He pointed out that "Iran continues to divert rivers."
Al-Hamdani explained, "The start of real procedures to internationalize the file against Iran after addressing the three presidencies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs," revealing that "the ministry's competencies are mobilized from specialists, some of whom are out of service, to prepare a memorandum on Iran's transgressions, of 8 pages, sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in preparation for submission to the Court of Justice." International".
He stressed, "Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi supported the ministry's steps in this regard," noting that "I was present on the last visit as part of the delegation that accompanied the prime minister. We sat for more than an hour and a half in a sharp and strong discussion with the Iranian side about water abuses, but it was not They have a sufficient answer."
Al-Hamdani continued, "We have been following this file for more than 13 years, and we know the people on the Iranian side, including those responsible for the water file and responsible for water policy. We discussed previously, and now we have submitted documents proving the abuses of Iraq's quotas."
And he indicated, "The Iraqi pressure papers in dealing with Iran are to resort to the International Court of Justice, without denying the existence of other papers, but he indicated that those dealing with them are within the authority of other parties," noting that "the water releases coming from Iran have fallen below their proportions." In dry periods, the Yaran diverted the course of many rivers, including the Lower Zab.
Hamdani also revealed, for "digging Iran 3 tunnels to divert the course of Sirwan River to an inland lake, one of which is located only 20 kilometers from the Iraqi border," walk Lyra that " the Iraqi IPO last time was heavily on the lips of finance and foreign ministers, as well as Ministry of Water Resources".
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