Caspian countries will determine the allowable catch of fish

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at the summit of heads of States-participants of the fifth Caspian summit in Aktau. 12 Aug 2018Caspian countries will determine the allowable catch of fish© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The countries of the Caspian sea will determine the allowable catch of fish and other aquatic biological resources in the Caspian sea and, on this basis, to allocate the national quota, to be signed Convention on the legal status of the Caspian sea.

«The parties on the basis of this Convention and international mechanisms work together to determine the total allowable catch of shared water biological resources in the Caspian sea and distribute it on the national quota,» says the document, which is posted on the Kremlin website.

If the country can not develop its quota, it can provide other States the remainder of their quota is added to the document.

Clarifies that each state sets fishing zone with a width of 10 nautical miles adjacent to the territorial waters. In its fishing zone country has the exclusive right to fish.Caspian countries will determine the allowable catch of fish© RIA Novosti, Integrationalism sea

«The delimitation of fishing zones between States with adjacent coasts by agreement between them subject to the principles and norms of international law», — added in the document.

The procedure and conditions for joint fishing of aquatic biological resources in the Caspian sea are determined in accordance with a separate agreement between all States.

Putin today spoke in support of the moratorium on sturgeon fishing in the Caspian sea. But while in Kazakhstan it’s easy to get sturgeon at 2, 5 thousand per kg pic.twitter.com/6r4Gl0E6Li

— Kremlin RIA Poole (@Kremlinpool_RIA) 12 Aug 2018

Caspian countries will determine the allowable catch of fish© RIA Novosti, Integrationalism sea

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