Iraq and Turkey Discuss Mechanism to Solve the Problem of Tigris and Euphrates Water Sharing

Tuesday 05th March 2019 - 12:21

Iraq and Turkey Discuss Mechanism to Solve the Problem of Tigris and Euphrates Water Sharing

The Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources announced on Tuesday that Iraq and Turkey have discussed a mechanism for the sharing of Tigris and Euphrates waters.

In its announcement, which INA received, the Ministry said that ‘the Minister of Water resources, Jamal al-Adili, has discussed with the Turkish Ambassador Fatih Yeldiz a mechanism according to which a joint working team is to be formed to solve the problem of Tigris and Euphrates rivers water sharing.’