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Iraq formally accuses Iran of lowering water levels

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Iraq officially accused Iran of deliberately decreasing the level of water in Iraqi rivers by turning the water to Iran's lakes.

 

The Iraqi Water Resources Ministry spokesman added that Tehran deliberately lowered the water levels of Iraqi rivers.

In details, the Ministry of Water Resources confirmed, on Saturday, that it had detected a decrease in the levels of the Sirwan and Zab rivers from the Iranian side, by a rate of 2 cubic meters per second.

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