Ближневосточный союз?

ТОЛЕДО, ИСПАНИЯ – Этой осенью Международный центр мира в Толедо созвал заседание, посвященное вопросу сотрудничества в сфере водных ресурсов на Ближнем Востоке. Заседание пришло к выводу о том, что любые меры, предпринятые по поводу неравномерного распределения природных ресурсов в регионе, будут успешными только в том случае, если они будут носить региональный характер. Исходя из этого принципа, Мунтхер Хаддадин, бывшей министр водного хозяйства Иордании, предложил создание на Ближнем Востоке «Союза водных и энергетических ресурсов», механизм по долгосрочному объединению раздробленного региона.

Идея является крайне привлекательной. За подобным подходом к обеспечению основных потребностей человека, регулирующим недостаток и избыток ресурсов на региональном уровне, стоит неоспоримая логика.

В самом деле, параллель с ролью угля и стали в формировании Европейского Союза была достаточно очевидна для того, чтобы за последний месяц Йошка Фишер, бывший министр иностранных дел Германии, призвал к созданию подобного союза. Подобного мнения придерживается и бывший президент Чехии Вацлав Гавел, совместно с группой мировых светил, поддерживающих идею регионального объединения на основе водных ресурсов. Проведя заседание в Толедо, мы остаемся целиком на стороне следования этой достойной цели.

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