11. Climate change also compounds the problem of malnutrition in the world’s most arid regions, giving
rise to millions of climate refugees.
12. In this connection the Assembly would draw attention to the fact that water shortages lead to acts of violence and conflicts which may threaten a state’s political and social stability. Examples of this are seen in events in the Middle East, the Caucasus and China which confirm the close links between water and security.
13. The Assembly has to conclude that water has become a military and political tool and a new weapon for terrorists.
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