A parliamentary bloc calls for a boycott of Turkish goods and pressure on Iran over the water file
Representative of the bloc, Karim Al-Saray, said during a press conference held at the parliament building and attended by Shafak News Agency correspondent, that "it is not hidden from everyone that the great damage caused to all Iraqis and the environmental, humanitarian, social and economic catastrophe caused by water scarcity as a result of reducing Iraq's water share by neighboring countries, especially The Turkish side, and to continue with this approach and policy and to exploit the conditions that the country is going through during successive governments and the challenges that Iraq as a whole is going through.
He demanded that "the water file in Iraq be a national file that is given the highest and urgent priority among the priorities of the current government, and that it receive accurate and effective follow-up by the House of Representatives, because the file is dangerous and sensitive."
The Serail also called on the government to resort to all available means to put pressure on the Turkish and Iranian side in this file, including the diplomatic move, about which he said that "we did not see an effect in the previous period, and work to reduce the volume of trade exchange with Turkey until a fair share of the waters of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers is recognized and the response is made." to the demands of the Iraqi people.
The representative of the "People of Wasit" bloc called "the sons of the Iraqi people to start a campaign to boycott Turkish goods until this important and vital demand is met," calling on the House of Representatives to "intensify efforts to shed light on this dangerous file with its various activities and activities inside and outside Iraq."
He concluded by saying that the government is required to find radical and realistic solutions with a strategic dimension with regard to water security, the provision of potable water, and the protection of the Iraqi marshes as one of the main elements in protecting the environment and biodiversity.
This comes at a time when the Iraqi Council of Representatives is holding a session in the presence of the Ministers of Agriculture and Water Resources to hold a general discussion regarding the plans of the two ministries and addressing water scarcity.
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