Water agreement with Syria ‘does not specify quantity due to Jordan’

4. Yarmouk River (Wikimedia Commons)
A general view of the Yarmouk River. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
AMMAN — Minister of Water and Irrigation Mohammad Al-Najjar affirmed that Jordan’s share of water from the the Yarmouk River is not specified in the agreement it signed with Syria, according to Ammon News.اضافة اعلان

Najjar said that there is no text in the agreement indicating Syria’s commitment to provide specific quantities of water to Jordan, adding that the terms of the agreement should be amended and take into consideration possible climate change forecasts and the fact that the Kingdom hosts about 1.5 million Syrian refugees.

He also said that there are no new agreements with the Syrian side regarding supplying water to Jordan.

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