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Economy News _ Baghdad
On Thursday, Minister of Water Resources Mahdi Rashid revealed an upcoming meeting between Iraq and Turkey to resolve the water file, while he indicated that Iraq has very strong pressure papers to reach an agreement with the Turkish side on water.
Minister Mahdi Rashid said in a statement to government media, that "the Ministry of Water Resources is proceeding with its procedures regarding the resolution of that file, and there is a meeting that will bring the two sides together to discuss this matter," expressing his full confidence "to obtain positive results, after the issue became in the hands of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi The ministry alone does not have, like Turkey and Syria, who put this file in the hands of the presidents of the republic, as well as the supreme leader in the Islamic Republic of Iran, which makes the interest in this matter exceptional. "
He added that "there are very strong pressure cards to reach an agreement with the Turkish side on the water share - we will not announce it at the present time - and we are certain that it will give us positive results during the negotiation."
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