Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, May 23 / Trend H. Hasanov /
The Turkmen parliament of the fourth convocation adopted the bill "Ratification of Agreement on Cooperation for Security in the Caspian Sea", the official Turkmen source said.
The agreement and the joint declaration were signed by the presidents of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran in Baku on Nov. 18, 2010.
Official Ashgabat previously stated that the Caspian Sea summit in Baku was a significant breakthrough in the development of regional partnership, which began in Ashgabat in 2002.
Speaking at the Baku summit, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov proposed to begin the process of preparing the new agreements in the preservation and sustainable use of biological resources of the Caspian Sea, cooperation in the field of preventing the emergency situations and liquidating their consequences on the Caspian Sea.