(ITAR-TASS) вЂ" Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, who was in working visit in Astrakhan province, arrived at the flagship of the Caspian fleet вЂ�TatarstanвЂ™, to attend an international conference on safety in the Caspian Sea.
According to the commander of the Caspian fleet, vice-admiral Yuriy Startsev, the international conference, dedicated to the safety of the Caspian Sea, aims at the establishment of the operative-tactical group of the ships of the Caspian-littoral countries like вЂ�BlackseaforceвЂ™ organization to struggle with terrorism, drug trafficking and biologic terrorism.
He said that almost all Caspian-littoral countries approved this idea. The forum is centered on a struggle against terrorism.
вЂњThe resolution of the problem is possible through the consolidation of Caspian littoral countriesвЂ™ efforts. So, the cooperation in the Caspian Sea is very actual and will allow to give urgent reply to dangers,вЂќ he underlined.