Next meeting of Caspian littoral states' working groups will be held in August in Moscow
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 11 /Trend/
The next meeting of the Caspian littoral states' working groups on determining the Caspian Sea status will be held in August in Moscow, said the special envoy of the President of Iran on the Caspian Issues, Mohammed Mehdi Akhundzadeh.
Akhundzadeh added that before the meeting in Moscow working group meeting of the Caspian countries to determine the status of the Caspian Sea will be held in Baku and in Turkmenistan.
"In the coming days I will visit Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan to discuss status of the Caspian Sea with officials of the countries"- said Akhundzadeh.
In November 2003, the Caspian countries signed the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea.
In July 1998 Russia and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on the delineation of the northern part of the Caspian Sea in order to exercise sovereign rights for subsoil use.
On Nov. 29, 2001, and Feb. 27, 2003, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan signed an agreement on the delineation of the Caspian Sea.
Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on the delineation of adjacent sections of the Caspian Sea on May 14, 2003.