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Iran to host Caspian Sea ministerial meeting on Tuesday

Source: ISNA, Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki is to open ministerial meeting of Caspian Sea littoral states on Tuesday aiming to arrange convention of the sea's legal regime.

Representative of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia are present in the 27th working group meeting of the sea which is held on Monday.

Russian special envoy for Caspian Sea affairs Alexander Golovin is to discuss related issues to the sea in the 27th working group meeting of the Caspian Sea, said Iranian ambassador to Russia Reza Sajjadi.

The working group meeting is to pave the way for ministerial meeting on Tuesday.

The security of the sea is the most important matter to be discussed, Sajjadi said.

The meeting is held in framework of regular sessions hosted by the five countries.

Also Caspian Sea summit is to be held in Baku on November 18 in which Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad represents Iran.

The previous summits had discussed non-militarization of the sea, share of economic activities of littoral states, avoidance of using the sea to threat other countries and non-presence of other states in military drills.

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