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Worsening Water Crisis Linked to Flouting Laws

Some still think dam construction is crucial to tackle water shortage in the country while the ominous crisis is mainly rooted in weak diplomatic relations with neighboring states
Water Crisis Linked to Lack of Effective DiplomacyWater Crisis Linked to Lack of Effective Diplomacy
Water flow to Iran’s boundary from Afghanistan and Iraq has declined to as low as 10%, which is very strategic and its depletion will have dire consequences

By ignoring the fact that the country's ominous water crisis is rooted in weak diplomatic relations with neighboring states, namely Afghanistan and Iraq, some still think dam construction is crucial to tackle water shortage.  
Mehdi Mirzaei, a faculty member at the Islamic Azad University of Tehran, made the statement in an interview with ISNA on Sunday.
"There is no political will to address the problem," he said, criticizing the policies of foreign and energy ministries in dealing with the age-old water dispute with Afghanistan.

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