2271

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1989-04-17
Signature Year: 
1989
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Law No 14 Of 1990, Ratifying The Joint Minutes Concerning The Provisional Division Of The Waters Of The Euphrates River
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC015920; bi15920.pdf bi15920.doc; Unofficial translation, 2 pp.
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Law No 14 Of 1990, Ratifying The Joint Minutes Concerning The Provisional Division Of The Waters Of The Euphrates River
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
water/ waters/river
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
FreshwaterResources
Category: 
ENV
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
The Agreement will be operative from the date of exchange of diplomatic notes notified of ratification in conformity with regulations.; Ratification of the Joint Minutes concerning the provisional division of the Euphrates waters between the Republic of Iraq and the Syrian Arab Republic. Intensification of the consultation for reaching a bilateral agreement between them to facilitate the fulfilment of their common wish of reaching a trilateral agreement with Turkey. The two Parties, Iraq and Syr ia, in anticipation of reaching the trilateral agreement with Turkey, agreed on the following: a) the Iraq water share on the border region between Iraq and Syria is 58 percent as a fixed annual total percentage (water year) of the water of the Euphrates River allowed to pass to Syria through the border with Turkey, and the Syrian share of water is the remining amount, 42% of the water of the Euphrates River allowed to pass through the border between Turkey and Syria; b) creation of a joint comm ittee to specify technical and administrative details to ensure the correct implementation of the Agreement.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 095; 208; 247; TFDD Basin: BAS-FAOC015143;
Member Code: 
IRQ,SYR,
Members: 
Iraq, Syria,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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