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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.
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Araks

(aˈraks)
n
(Placename) the Russian name for the Aras
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The military personnel, weapons, and military equipment of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Turkey moving from the Sadarak border checkpoint through the Umid Bridge over the Aras River returned to the places of their permanent deployment.
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., 2002; Balik et al., 2004; Bostanci and Polat, 2009) and Iskar River in Bulgaria (Raikova-Petrova et al., 2012).
"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.
The Iranian Majlis has ratified an agreement with Azerbaijan to put the long delayed project for a hydroelectric plant on the Aras River between the two countries into operation.
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.
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
The Tuzluca irrigation dam is set to be built on the Aras River, located between the eastern provinces Iy-dyr and Kars.