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5 Jul 2023
Amid a recent drought in south-eastern Iran, the dispute between Afghanistan and Iran over the rights to the waters of the Helmand River have re-emerged, leading to violent clashes. A violent incident took place on the 27th of May in which Iranian border guards and Taliban fighters opened fire, killing two people...
26 Apr 2022 TEHRAN, Iran
Instability in Afghanistan has prevented implementation of 1973 water treaty to Iran’s satisfaction. New talks have not achieved a new agreement.
4 Mar 2021 KABUL, Afghanistan
The government of India has signed a $236 Million USD deal to build the Shahtoot Dam in Kabul which will provide fresh drinking water for roughly 2 million residents and support irrigation efforts across Afghanistan.The Pakistan government continues to express concern about Shahtoot River interventions that will reduce water flow into their country by 16 to 17 percent...
3 Feb 2021 THE HAGUE, Netherlands
Water challenges featured on the agenda as one of the “action themes” at January's Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, hosted virtually by the Netherlands, with more than 30 world leaders stating unequivocally their firm support of climate adaptation action, and marking a return to the world climate stage of the United States...