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Iran has signed a major contract to build port facilities on the Caspian Sea that would enable terminal operations for roll-on roll-off (RO-RO) ships.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said the domestically made Damavand destroyer, which crashed into a jetty back in January last year, will return to service soon with vertical launch missiles installed on it.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed “incorrect” speculations and debates regarding the legal regime of the Caspian Sea.
All the crew members of an Iranian cargo ship bound for Russia that sank in the Caspian Sea off the coast of the Republic of Azerbaijan have been rescued, Iran’s ambassador to Baku said.
Chief of the Dubai Ports Authorities, DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem recently paid a visit to Kazakhstan, investing in new infrastructure projects in the Caspian Sea ports and logistics sector of the Central Asian state.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has responded to some legal ambiguities which have arisen about Iran’s share of the Caspian Sea based on treaties signed by Iran and the USSR.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it guarantees the country’s share of the Caspian Sea has not been reduced at all based on the Convention recently signed on the legal regime of the Caspian Sea by the leaders of Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan in Aktau.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has once again dismissed Washington’s offer of talks, which followed its unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the US, itself, burned its bridges for negotiations with Tehran.