Jordan seeks to redraft 24-year-old agreement with Syria
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  • According to reports, Jordan Valley Authority Secretary General Saad Abu Hammour has noted that consultations were under way with Syria to consider redrafting an agreement signed between the two countries in 1987 to regulate the joint utilisation of Yarmouk River water. The agreement was signed with the aim of regulating the collection and use of Yarmouk River Basin water for irrigating agricultural land and generating electric power.1