"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 Sea
"All current speculations about the Caspian Sea
's legal regime are incorrect ...
The event is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the State Enterprise for Caspian Sea
Affairs under the President of Turkmenistan, and attended by experts from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan.
The document puts a dot in agreeing positions of Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Iran on status of the Caspian Sea
, which lasted 22 years due to radical disagreements between the countries.
"The issue of security rests in the fact whether the state has any intention to take legal obligations to share the responsibility for security in the region," said Daulenov during Astana-Moscow-Baku video-conference on "Problems of security in the Caspian Sea
in the light of possible risks and threats.
What does the legal status of the Caspian Sea
mean and what issues does it pertain to?
The Caspian Sea
washes the shores of Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan.
The organizers of the event, which will last until March 13, are the Turkmen Foreign Ministry and the State Enterprise for Caspian Sea
Affairs under the President of Turkmenistan.
Farshchi said painting images of seals on the ships sailing in the Caspian Sea
as a form of awareness-raising is one of the of the programs being taken into account by her organization.
The working meeting of experts of the Caspian Sea
states will be held in Astana from June 18-19, First Deputy Foreign Minister Muhtar Tleuberdi said.
The 5th session of conference on Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea
will take place in Ashgabat on May 28-30.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif arrived here in Russian capital city Monday night at the top of a delegation to attend the Moscow Caspian Sea
Littoral States Foreign Ministers Conference, IRNA reported.
Iran will attend the Third Caspian Sea
Summit in which the presidents of the five Caspian littoral countries including Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will be present.