The representatives of the governments of the 'Caspian
Five,' Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Novruz Mammadov, First Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin and the Head of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitriy Medvedev took part in the opening ceremony.
Noted that the Caspian
Economic Forum platform can become a vital form of cooperation aimed at providing economic growth in the region and beyond its borders;
In the framework of the Forum the development of economic cooperation in the Caspian
region will be considered.
The ministers of the competent structures of the parties responsible for the implementation of agreements among the governments of the Caspian
countries on trade and economic cooperation and cooperation in the field of transport met on the eve of the forum.
According to the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), although the National Iranian Oil Company is experienced enough to tap into offshore reserves in the Persian Gulf, it is still deprived of the cutting-edge technical know-how needed to drill at a depth of 1,000 meters, which is what is faced in the southwestern Caspian
In his opening address at the meeting, Deputy Director of Iran's Port and Maritime Organization Hadi Haqshenas said that the Caspian
Sea is a very important water passage in terms of geopolitics, place in the juncture between the North and the South with high volume of cargo and passenger vessel traffic.
Another case is transit of special cargoes for the international security assistance force in Afghanistan, this is assistance in de-escalation of terrorism from this region, preservation of peace on the Caspian
Sea," the Minister said.
After more than two decades of fraught diplomatic efforts, the five littoral Caspian
nations - Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan - agreed upon a legal framework for sharing the world's largest inland body of water.
It does not allow military bases from any other countries to be sited on the Caspian
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"Although, the positions of five littoral states on determining the status of the Caspian
Sea are close enough, currently, a number of issues remain unresolved," he said.
In particular, the leaders of the Caspian
countries will take a stroll along the Volga River embankment where a symbolic release of sturgeon fry into the river will be effected.
A survey of the Caspian
region, excluding Iran, is serialised as from this week's APS Review.
"Regulation of the Caspian
Sea status and establishment of the legal regime of international, political, economic and cultural cooperation remain a strategically key issue for Kazakhstan," Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov told opening the 30th session of the special working group for developing the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian
TOPAZ Energy and Marine recently took delivery of the newest addition to its fleet, the 'Caspian