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Syria, Turkey still uses the “water” weapon against the Kurdistan

Turkey is once again using the “water” weapon to increase pressure on Kurdistan. The Alouk station, which supplies Hasaka and is controlled by Ankara and the allied militias, remains closed. The population is forced to drink non-potable water

Turkey still uses the water weapon to further increase the pressure in northern Kurdistan, while preparing an approach maneuver on the M4. For days, the inhabitants of Tel Tamr, north of Hasaka, have been forced to drink non-potable water. This was due to the fact that the water flow from the Alouk station, near Sere Kaniye (Ras al-Ain), located in a territory controlled by the TAF and allied militias, was closed. The stop began on November 22nd. Part of the Syrian population involved is, for the moment, able to obtain supplies from the village of Ain Abed. This, however, having remained the only drinking source in the whole quadrant, fails to meet everyone’s needs. As a result, many have to resort to local wells, which contain non-potable water.

The Kurds and Syrian institutions have asked the UN and international partners for help, but the situation has not changed. Rather. Mysterious attacks on tanker convoys have also begun

The Kurds have repeatedly asked the international community and the United Nations for help. The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs also intervened on the issue, sending a letter to the UN Secretary General and the President of the Security Council to denounce the “illegal and inhuman practices” used by Ankara “to achieve political and military achievements”. To date, however, nothing has changed. Turkey continues to keep the Alouk power plant closed and about one million people residing in the Hasaka governorate are now “dry”. Moreover, getting it from other areas presents risks as well as costs, with no guarantee of success. So far, in fact, there have been several mysterious attacks on the convoys of tankers heading into the quadrant. A sign that these are not isolated incidents, but that they are part of a planned strategy.

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