17 August, 2018

UN Secretary-General Welcomes Signing of Convention on Legal Status of Caspian Sea

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes the signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea between Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan. The United Nations Secretariat has issued a statement on this.

“This historic document demonstrates the importance of regional cooperation, which is vital forma in taining international peace and security,” the statement reads.

The UN Secretary-General believes the Convention should prove invaluable in regulating a wide range of longstanding issues among the Caspian Sea littoral states and is a significant step in the easing of regional tensions.

The Secretary-General also congratulated the five signatory countries on this landmark achievement of regional cooperation and multilateral diplomacy.

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