Turkmenistan approves regional documents on security of Caspian Sea

  11 May 2019    Read: 1018
  Turkmenistan approves regional documents on security of Caspian Sea

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov approved international documents signed on August 12, 2018 in Aktau, Kazakhstan during the Summit of the Heads of the Caspian littoral states.

They include two protocols regarding concerted actions by border agencies and cooperation in the fight against terrorism, as an addition to the agreement of November 18, 2010 on security cooperation in the Caspian Sea.

A delegation of Turkmenistan took part in a meeting of delegations of Defense Ministries of the Caspian littoral states held recently in Astrakhan, Russia.

The event participants discussed issues related to the implementation of the Agreement on the Prevention of Incidents in the Caspian Sea signed in Aktau, Kazakhstan in August last year following the Fifth Summit of the Heads of the Caspian littoral states.

At the meeting, the parties confirmed the high level of trust between the fleets of the Caspian littoral states and expressed their readiness to discuss draft Agreement on Confidence Building Measures in the Caspian Sea in the future, the news report noted. The document is aimed at ensuring safety of navigation of military ships and flights of aircraft of the armed forces of the states of the Caspian region.


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