Ministry of Water Resources announced an increase in releases of the Euphrates River by 30%. According to a ministry statement received by the agency all of Iraq [where] a copy of "The minister Mohsen al-Shammari hold an expanded meeting in the Indian helm with general managers in the ministry and representatives of the Central Euphrates provinces to follow the ministry's measures to address the scarcity of water in the Euphrates basin has been during the meeting follow-up increase releases by 30% by the minister instructed pumping in the Euphrates River and see the field on the functioning of the Indian helm. "
The statement added that "This meeting comes after the return of Minister resources of an official visit to Syria to coordinate releases about the increase in the Euphrates River and develop solutions to the lack of water revenue in the Euphrates basin."
Iraq is facing a water shortage because of drought and sometimes control Daash terrorist gangs on dams and reservoirs located on the Euphrates River in the western provinces and the closure of some Knazem Jabber and Ramadi Barrage in addition to reducing the water quotas for Iraq tributaries of the rivers in Turkey and Soeria.anthy
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