Ambiguity surrounds the results of the negotiating delegation with Turkey and Iran
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Iraq's water imports are dropping to their lowest levels in history, putting Mesopotamia in a critical situation despite the rains that have fallen in the past two days, which was indicated by the Parliamentary Agriculture and Water Committee after visiting the Mosul Dam and seeing the quantities of water, which are not sufficient to meet the need.
The deputy in the committee, Rafik al-Salihi, said in an interview with “Al-Sabah”: that his committee “met with the President of the Republic after seeing the seriousness of the water situation, and a committee was formed to go to the upstream countries, Iran and Turkey, and it is still in the process of negotiations,” noting that “the government delegation He is still in Turkey for negotiations and we are still waiting for the results.”
Al-Salihi added that the “Agriculture Committee went to Erbil and the Mosul Dam to see the situation,” pointing to forestry, “the water reserves that are not sufficient.”
to meet the need.”
The deputy called on the government and the concerned authorities to “resort to international pressure to solve the problems of this file by involving the United Nations to urge Turkey to increase emissions as a violation of the riverine agreements,” stressing that “the water crisis greatly affects livestock.”
And the Minister of Resources, Aoun Diab, had said that “the situation is disturbing and that the country of the two rivers is no longer what it was before,” referring to “determinants outside the will of the ministry, given that Iraq is an estuary country and the majority of our waters.”
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He continued by saying that "the Tigris and Euphrates are no longer two rivers as they were before, as they have turned into channels controlled by the dam gates in Turkey."
Edited by: Ali Abdel-Khalek
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