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A·raks

 (ə-räks′) or A·ras (ə-räs′) Formerly A·rax·es (ə-răk′sēz)
A river rising in northeast Turkey and flowing about 1,070 km (665 mi) eastward, forming much of the border between Turkey and Armenia and between Azerbaijan and Iran before emptying into the Caspian Sea.

Araks

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n
(Placename) the Russian name for the Aras
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At present, water level holds 387cm (on February 26, 2017, 456cm) in Surra settlement, 273cm (on February 26, 2017, 353) in Shirvan, 223 cm (on February 26, 2017, 315cm) in Salyan, 206cm (on February 26, 2017, 235cm) in Banka, while 125cm (on February 26, 2017, 181cm) in Novruzlu settlement of Aras river.
This situation was also reported to be the same with Isikli Lake, Aras River, Karasu River and Camlidere Dam Lake populations from Turkey (Erdogan et al.
We have good cooperation in the field of water resources, especially Aras River and we are working on the quality issues of the river which is important to us," Alireza Daemi was quoted by Iran Daily, which cited Irna, referring to his talks with Ashot Manukyan, Armenia's minister of energy infrastructures and natural resources.
In relevant remarks in late June, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined that Tehran and Yerevan should join hands to set up a working group to clean Aras River.
Delegates of the parliament approved the agreements aiming "continuing the construction and commissioning of Khudafarin and Giz Galasi hydroelectricity power plant and dam across Aras River and "prevention, restriction and lessening of consequences of emergency situations "in addition to "providing reciprocal agreements in customs affairs".
The pigment comes from the Armenian cochineal insect which lives in the roots of a plant indigenous to the Aras River which forms a natural border between Turkey and Armenia.
Historically produced from carminic acid, the pigment is extracted from the "Ararat", or Armenian cochineal, an endangered insect that lives in the roots of a plant in the Ararat Plain and Aras River valley that runs through and alongside Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran.
In the last week of the Ahmadi-nejad Administration, it announced a plan to pipe water across the mountains from the Aras River, Iran's boundary with Azerbaijan and Armenia, to Lake Urumiyeh.
Ghareh Gheshlagh county is located in eastern Azerbaijan province 52 kms away from Tabriz city which is adjacent in north to Aras River and Azerbaijan republic, in south to Ahar town, in southeast to Varzghan town and in east to Ardebil province.
Iran and Armenia have reached an agreement for the construction of Meghri hydroelectric power plant over the Aras River
Over 230 species of birds have been spotted in the Yukary Ecyyrykly wetlands located here, near the Aras River Bird Research and Education Center.
Let us leave thousands of roses to Aras river and let peace pigeons fly," Turkan said and noted nobody could achieve anything by hatred.