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Five Presidents Sign Caspian Sea Convention

The convention limits military presence in the Caspian to the five littoral states
Five Presidents Sign  Caspian Sea Convention Five Presidents Sign  Caspian Sea Convention
Rouhani called the convention a “major document” but noted that the delimitation of oil- and gas-rich Caspian seabed will require additional agreements

A convention related to the future finalization of Caspian Sea legal regime was signed by the five littoral states on Sunday in what is considered a geopolitical breakthrough in finding a new regime for the body of water after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan along with President Hassan Rouhani met in the Kazakh port city of Aktau to sign the convention, which deals with a range of issues related to the world's largest enclosed body of water. 
Rouhani in a speech at the meeting called the convention a "major document" but noted that the delimitation of oil and gas rich Caspian seabed will require additional agreements, according to the text of his speech published by the presidential website.
 

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