DRAFT OF THE AGREEMENT ON COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ON THE CASPIAN SEA IS BEING DISCUSSED IN THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN

On February 6, 2020, the second meeting of the experts of Caspian states on the discussion of the project of the «Agreement between the governments of the Caspian states on cooperation in the field of scientific research on the Caspian Sea» has started in the MFA of Turkmenistan.

The representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, Institute of the Caspian Sea, as well as the experts of relevant ministries and departments of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation are participating to the meeting.

The given project aimed at the strengthening and development of a legal base of cooperation in the area of conducting scientific works in the Caspian Sea, including the monitoring and analysis of natural and anthropogenic factors holds a significant place in the development of scientific research cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Caspian states.    

On the first day of the session, the parties approved the agenda and continued consideration of the Agreement by each article. The participants expressed gratitude to the Turkmen side for the effective arrangement of the meeting. The meeting of experts will continue on February 7.