Kazakhstan suggests Iran to establish sovereign zones in Caspian

Politics Materials 6 April 2009 19:41 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, April 6 / Trend , corr. K.Anirova / The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev proposed to the President of Iran Mahomud Ahmadinejad to establish sovereign zones in the Caspian region as a compromise variant to resolve the question of legal status of the Caspian Sea.

"Nazarbayev noted that Kazakhstan is right in its policy of ensuring good neighborhood relations in the region of Caspian Sea, and considers it expedient to establish sovereign zone in 22-25 miles, of which outer border would be State border," the press service of the Kazakhstan President on April 6 as a result of negotiations of the leaders of the two countries.

Such compromise decision can satisfy the interests of all Caspian countries and make it possible to successfully interact in the Sea, the same source said.

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