Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 1
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The marine situation was discussed in Ashgabat as part of a meeting of the Turkmen interdepartmental commission on the Caspian Sea, said the Turkmen government.
The commission was established to coordinate the activity of the relevant ministries and departments in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.
The main objectives and priorities of the commission were discussed during the meeting.
Turkmenistan stands for a constructive dialogue of the Caspian littoral countries to strengthen peace and harmony, intensify their effective cooperation in both bilateral and multilateral formats, as well as implement important joint projects and programs for the protection and conservation of the Caspian Sea.
The international documents were adopted at the regional level at the initiative of Turkmenistan.
Earlier together with other Caspian littoral countries, Turkmenistan was actively involved in the implementation of the Caspian Environment Program. The Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea (Tehran Convention) was prepared.
The Convention entered into force after ratification by the parliaments of all Caspian littoral countries August 12, 2006.