Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum: There will be water wars


Making a statement to journalists, Minister of Environment and Urbanization Murat Kurum announced that water wars will break out in the 2030s and 2050s. The institution stated that climate change will continue to affect our country.

Due to climate change, which is making its impact felt more and more every day, many experts have expressed their views that there will be water wars in the world in the future. Today, a new warning on the same issue came from the Minister of Environment and Urbanization, Murat Kurum. Murat Institution, In the 2030 – 2050s, water wars will now occur. explained.

The institution made a statement to journalists after examining the construction site of the Millet Garden and Millet Mosque, which was built in the old stadium area in Konya. In his statement, the Minister stated that they are working with the Ministry of Agriculture in order to make irrigation project investments faster. 2-3 billion worth of projects are being prepared conveyed. Noting that the Ministry of Agriculture is carrying out a project regarding all irrigation projects that need to be done in Turkey, the Minister then conveyed his statements regarding the future:

There will be water wars:

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We know that climate change affects the whole world. It also affects our country, will continue to influence. We have to become a self-sufficient country by minimizing the effects of climate change. This is our aim, our target in the field of agriculture, tourism, industry, defense industry. In the 2030s, in the 2050s water wars will come out.

Following these words, the Minister Kurum stated that 2020 and 2021 are the hottest years and that this temperature will continue to increase. Therefore, in the fight against climate change increasing green spaces and ecological corridors, as well as taking steps to protect the green areas, oceans and streams that the country breathes.


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Horizontally, we create spaces where our cities can breathe. For this, we have many actions such as making irrigation projects, increasing our green areas and protected areas. In this context, we carry out our work in line with our aim and target.

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