Afshar Suleymani, the Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, exclusively informed Trend that representatives from 5 Caspian littoral countries will gather in Tehran late this February to compose the text for a joint statement on the Caspian legal status. The document is scheduled for signing at the Caspian Summit of heads of state.
He noted that the date of the Caspian summit is still to be fixed, whereas two meetings of representatives from Caspian littoral countries have been held in Tehran to co-ordinate this document.
After the Tehran meeting the document will be fully co-ordinated and the date of the Caspian Summit will be set, he diplomat stressed.
Mr. Sulemyani said that Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov will represent Azerbaijan in the gathering.