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Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow says his country is fully prepared to expand its mutual ties with its southern neighbour, the Islamic Republic of Iran, in all areas, especially in business.
Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, is in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat to sit for talks with the country’s top officials on ways to enhance bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries in various areas.
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.
The Iranian foreign ministry says the recent convention signed by Iran, Turkmenistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan Republic on the Caspian Sea’s legal regime ensures the interests of all the five nations.
Leaders of five Caspian Sea littoral states – Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan – on Sunday inked a historic Convention on the Legal Regime of the Caspian Sea as well as six other strategic and economic pacts.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected the claim that the demarcation of the Caspian Sea is to be finalized in a meeting underway in Kazakhstan on Sunday, August 12.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in the Kazakh port city of Aktau to attend the fifth summit of the leaders of five states bordering the Caspian Sea, during which a long-awaited convention on the legal status of the sea is to be signed.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for the implementation of bilateral agreements with Turkmenistan, voicing Iran’s readiness to carry out road construction projects in the neighboring country and supply it with technical and engineering services.