Activate Water Division Memorandum between Iraq and Turkey

  • 12-09-2021, 20:58
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     Ministry of Water Resources revealed the details of the memorandum signed with Turkey regarding water sharing, while it disclosed its agreement plan with the Ministry of Agriculture for the winter season. 

    The Director-General of the National Center for Water Resources Management, Hatim Hamid, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), "The Minister of Water Resources, Mahdi Rashid Al-Hamdani, received an invitation to visit Turkey, as being the official envoy of the Prime Minister, and held several meetings with the official envoy of the Turkish President". 

    The meetings resulted in a decision to speed up the implementation the memorandum of understanding that was signed in 2014 and approved by the Turkish House of Representatives, and the President of the Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan," last March noting that "this agreement has become effective and will be officially sent through diplomatic channels to Iraq." in order to activate it.