Sunday, May 15, 2016

Water Stress needs to be a topic at any meeting regarding Syria.

15 May 2016

Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives US Secretary of State John Kerry in Jeddah.

Jeddah: US Secretary of State John Kerry (click here) met Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in Jeddah on Sunday to discuss the truce in Syria, before broader talks with Russia, Iran and other countries in Vienna on Tuesday.
According to Reuters, Kerry has said he hopes to strengthen a “cessation of hostilities” agreement between Syrian government forces and rebels, which has been undermined by fighting in some areas, and to increase humanitarian aid deliveries to besieged areas.
On Tuesday, Reuters said the US and Russia will co-chair a meeting of the International Syria Support Group, which includes Arab League and European Union countries as well as Turkey, Iran and China....

"Saudi Vision 2030" (click here) is a vision of growth in Saudi Arabia. Part of the excitement is regarding travel by car. The electric car with very available solar energy should be available.

In regard to "Water Stress," I would expect the US State Department to have intelligence provided either by the military and/or the United States Geological Survey for any country where it has a mission and/or diplomatic ties.