Documents signed at Caspian Summit fully meet Azerbaijan’s national interests
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.30
By Seba Aghayeva - Trend:
The documents signed during the Caspian Summit in Astrakhan fully meet Azerbaijan's national interests and do not contradict with the country's law, Azerbaijan's Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov told reporters on Sept.30.
"The basic principles of the agreements - creation of a stable balance of weapons, taking into account each other's interests while carrying out military exercises in the sea, complying with the measures of the mutual trust - meet Azerbaijan's interests," the deputy minister said.
The intergovernmental five-party agreements were signed as part of the 4th Caspian Summit in Astrakhan Sept. 29, which involved President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
The relevant ministries of the Caspian littoral countries signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of hydrometeorology of the Caspian Sea, an agreement on cooperation in the field of prevention of emergency situations in the Caspian Sea and liquidation of their consequences, an agreement on the protection of aquatic biological resources of the Caspian Sea and their rational use.
Then, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a joint statement of the presidents.