Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Kabul: Zia Ahmad Takal, the Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs last night posted a tweet about the meeting between Amir Khan Muttaqi, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate, and Hassan Kazemi Qomi, Iran's ambassador and special representative for Afghanistan affairs.
The Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote that the two sides discussed political and economic issues between the two countries, emphasizing good neighborliness and mutual interests.
Hassan Kazemi Qomi, Iran's new ambassador in Kabul, said that considering the importance of water, efforts should be made to manage water in such a way that it is not wasted and Iran's right to it is reached.
Amir Khan Muttaqi also said that the Islamic Emirate is committed to respecting Iran's water rights according to the 1351 treaty between the two countries.
Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate has stated that the small amount of rain has caused water shortage and this is a real excuse and we hope that this problem will be solved by increasing the amount of rain.
It should be mentioned that Afghanistan and Iran have signed an agreement for the use of Helmand River water in 1351. According to this treaty, Iran has the right to water up to 26 cubic meters per second. According to this calculation, 820 million cubic meters of water should flow from the Hirmand Sea of Afghanistan to the Hamon Lake of Iran every year.