Iran, Turkmenistan agree on dredging shared border river
Tehran, Iran, March 15
By Mehdi Sepahvand –- Trend:
Iranian and Turkmen authorities have reached an agreement to allow dredging operations at the border river Atrek.
The agreement was reached and a document signed during the meeting in Iran, with participation of top border guard of Turkmenistan and geology experts, said Ali Ahmadzadeh, commander of Iran’s Atrek border division, IRNA news agency reported March 15.
The sides have agreed over expert operations such as mapping to be mutually carried out in 10 days over 40 kilometers of the Atrek along the shared border, the commander said.
Iran and Turkmenistan share 348 kilometers of border, parts of which account for Atrek.