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Decades On, Pakistan Is Still Seeking A Kabul River Agreement

Via The Third Pole, an article on how the absence of a functioning government in upstream Afghanistan has hampered treaty efforts for the major Indus tributary: For decades, Pakistan has been seeking an agreement with Afghanistan on the Kabul River. But a treaty agreeing the management and allocation of water between the two countries remains […]

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Iran Urges Afghanistan To Immediately Resolve Water Rights Issues

Courtesy of The Iran Project, an article on Iran’s request that Afghanistan immediately resolve water rights issues between the two nations: Iranian Vice President Mohammad Mokhber has called on Afghanistan to immediately resolve issues surrounding Iran’s water rights from the Helmand River. In decrees addressed on Wednesday to the Iranian Foreign Ministry and a government […]

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Iranian Minister of Energy Calls On Afghanistan To Release Helmand River

Via the Iran Project, a report that Iran’s Minister of Energy has called up on the Taliban to release Helmand River water to Iran: Referring to the promise of Afghan officials on releasing the Helmand River water, the Iranian Minister of Energy said that nothing has happened in this regard So far, calling the Afghan […]

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IEA Committed To Afghanistan-Iran Water Treaty

Via Ariana News, a report on the IEA’s commitment to the Afghanistan-Iran water treaty: Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) officials said this weekend they are committed to abiding by the 1973 Afghanistan-Iran Water Treaty which stipulates the amount of water from Afghanistan that Iran is entitled to annually. Former Afghan Prime Minister Musa Shafiq signed […]

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Iran Water Protesters Attack Afghan Vehicles

Via Terra Daily, a report on Iran water protesters who recently attacked Afghan vehicles: Protesters in Iran’s southeast attacked trucks belonging to Afghan drivers during a demonstration on Friday over water rights for a river that flows from Afghanistan, Iranian state media said. Demonstrators from Sistan-Baluchestan province, which shares a frontier with Afghanistan, rallied at a […]

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In Sign Of Deepening Ties, Taliban Increases Afghanistan’s Water Flow To Iran

Via RadioLiberty, an article on Afghanistan’s recent release of water to Iran: Iran helped the United States topple the Taliban’s brutal regime in Afghanistan in 2001. But more than 20 years later, after U.S. forces withdrew from Afghanistan and the Taliban regained power, the once sworn enemies have become allies. Differences remain between Afghanistan’s Sunni […]

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