First meeting of High-Level Working Group on Caspian Sea has adopted communique, press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.
The communiqué states that, the first meeting of the High-Level Working Group on Caspian Sea was held in Baku on 19-20 February. The delegations of the Republic of Azerbaijan (head – Kh. Khalafov), the Islamic Republic of Iran (head R. Ahari), the Republic of Kazakhstan (head Z. Amanjolova), the Russian Federation (head I.Bratchikov) and Turkmenistan (head M. Atacanov).
The sides adopt procedural rules for High-Level Working Group on Caspian Sea.
The sides exchanged views on the implementation of agreements on the results of the Fifth Caspian Summit, discussed various aspects of cooperation in the Caspian Sea, as well as the implementation of interstate procedures on the signed agreements, including the ratification process of the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea.
Several provisions of the project have been agreed. Discussion of this document will continue.
The delegations appreciated the results of the negotiations and expressed deep gratitude to the Republic of Azerbaijan for the high level of organization of the first meeting.
The next meeting of the High-Level Working Group on Caspian Sea will be held in Kazakhstan in April 2019.