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Baku to host first meeting of High-Level Working Group for Caspian Sea

Baku, February 8, AZERTAC

Baku will host the first meeting of the High-Level Working Group for the Caspian Sea on February 19-20 with the participation of representatives of the Caspian littoral states.

The meeting will discuss a number of issues arising from the “Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea”, as well as the results of the Fifth Summit of the Heads of the Caspian littoral states in Aktau.

Azerbaijan will be represented by a delegation led by Chief of the Staff of the Cabinet of Ministers and representative of the country in the High-Level Working Group for the Caspian Sea Khalaf Khalafov.

On August 12, 2018, the “Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea” was signed in Aktau, Kazakhstan, and the Communiqué of the Fifth Caspian Summit was adopted. Based on these documents, in order to effectively implement the Convention and review cooperation issues in the Caspian Sea, the High-Level Working Group for the Caspian Sea has been established as a regular five-sided consultation mechanism consisting of authorized representatives of the Caspian littoral states.

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