Video: Turkey, Iraq Locked in Water Row

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

Turkey and its neighbours, Iraq and Syria, have been in dispute over water for five decades.

Iraq and Syria accuse Turkey of using more water than it should, while Ankara says the other two countries are wasting their share.

Al Jazeera’s Anita McNaught reports from Istanbul:

4 Responses to Video: Turkey, Iraq Locked in Water Row

  1. Anna Bachmann November 23, 2013 at 6:28 am #

    Rather superficial analysis on the Turkish side. There are plenty of disagreements over Turkish plans within the country as the turkish government takes away local control of water resources and big hydro projects with larger political purposes displace communities within the country.