Issues of Cooperation in Caspian Sea Discussed in Tehran
2017 November 02 ( Wednesday ) 00:17:56
Baku / 02.11.17 / Turan: Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan intend to cooperate in the fields of multimodal transport, sea tourism and conservation of aquatic biological resources of the Caspian Sea. This is stated in the joint statement of the Presidents Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev, following the results of the trilateral summit in Tehran, RIA Novosti reported.
"Considering the Caspian Sea as a sea of peace, friendship, security and cooperation, the parties note the need to strengthen relations in such areas as cooperation between port administrations, maritime navigation, multimodal transport, maritime tourism, conservation of aquatic biological resources, environmental protection, energy, trade, and economy," the document says.
In addition, the parties intend to develop cooperation in scientific research of the Caspian Sea, hydrography and meteorology. Moscow, Tehran and Baku also intend to jointly develop security and military cooperation, and prevent emergencies in the Caspian.
The sides in general expressed their satisfaction with the negotiations on the draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea. They reaffirmed their intention "to ensure the early adoption of this fundamental document by the consensus of the Coastal States." -02D-