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Abfa Chief: Need for Avoiding Water Tensions

Qassem Taqizadeh Khamesi, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) told news outlets that water security and political security are intertwined and so long as the former is absent, the latter cannot be ensured
Abfa Chief: Need for Avoiding Water Tensions  Abfa Chief: Need for Avoiding Water Tensions

From the foothills of the Taurus Mountains in Turkey where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are fed to the desert Wadis on both sides of the Nile, the history of water conflicts provides a cautionary note. 
Because water and politics are on the same page, talks to share water often fail to deliver opening the way to conflict. Water then becomes an issue of human and national concern -- a bitter and repetitive reality on the global scene, especially in highly water deficit parts of the world.
Qassem Taqizadeh Khamesi, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa) told news outlets that water security and political security are intertwined and so long as the former is absent, the latter cannot be ensured.

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