Rouhani said about the need for negotiations on delimitation of the seabed of the Caspian sea

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Negotiations for the final agreement on the delimitation of the Caspian seabed should be continued, requires a separate agreement, said the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

In the Kazakh city of Aktau began meeting the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran, the results of which will be signed for the region historical document — the Convention on the status of the Caspian sea, worked on it for 22 years.

«In our view, intended for the signing of Convention on Caspian sea does not establish definitively the boundary line of the sea, negotiations between the parties should be continued. You will need a separate agreement on this issue,» said Rouhani, speaking Sunday at the Caspian summit in Aktau.

The first Caspian summit was held in April 2002 in Ashkhabad, the second — October 16, 2007 in Tehran, the third — November 18, 2010 in Baku, the fourth — 29 September 2014 in Astrakhan.

At the Astrakhan summit was signed a fundamentally important Statement by the presidents on the principles of cooperation of the parties in the Caspian sea.

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