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If Armenia is really preparing to provide water to Iran in order to revive Lake Urmia: Letter to the Prime Minister


August 11, 2015
To Mr. Hovik Abrahamyan, Prime Minister of the RA

Honorable Prime Minister, in accordance with the information published on August 10, on the Iranian official website http://www.presstv.ir/ Iran plans to revive Lake Urmia and plans to take water from Armenia’s Lake Sevan and Georgia’s Kura River (Full article is available on the following link: http://presstv.ir/Detail/2015/08/10/424044/Iran-lake-Urmia-Armenia-Georgia).

In the article is also mentioned that the information was provided to the Iranian media by Iranian MP Ali Alilou.

Dear Mr. Prime Minister, please provide information if the above stated corresponds to reality? When and at level has been discussed the issue of providing water from Sevan to Iran in order to revive Urmia Lake? What agreement has been reached?

Best Respects

On behalf and in commission of the Armenian Aarhus Centers Coordinators
Mari Chaqryan, Armenian Aarhus Centers Press Officer
Silva Adamyan, Coordinator of Public Ecological Alliance