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Turkey and neighbours locked in water-use row

Tension rises as drought-ridden Iraqis and Syrians accuse water-rich Turks of overusing rivers the countries share.

    Turkey and its neighbours, Iraq and Syria, have been in dispute over water for five decades.

    Iraq and Syria accuse Turkey of using more water than it should, while the later says the other two countries are wasting their share.

    Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Istanbul.


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