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Middle East water deal brings Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline one step closer

By Reuters | Mon, 9 Dec 2013 23:26 PM
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WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority on Monday signed a water-sharing agreement that includes the building of a desalination plant on the Gulf of Aqaba and a pilot study for a pipeline linking the Red Sea with the Dead Sea, the World Bank said.

The agreement brings a long-awaited Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline one step closer to completion.

The plant will be built in ...

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