Caspian neighbours seek accord on offshore deals

Land, Thomas
March 1997
Middle East;Mar97, Issue 265, p22
Reports on the intent of Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, five countries surrounding the Caspian Sea, to ask for an accord on offshore deals so they can start developing the petroleum resources of the region. Controversy on whether Caspian is a sea or a lake; Formulation of a convention respecting sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence.


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