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Russian Foreign Ministry on Iran's ratification of Convention on Caspian Sea Status

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Russia expects Iran to ratify the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea signed by the Caspian Five countries in 2018 as soon as possible. This was stated on Thursday by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press-conference following talks with Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi, TASS reports.

'We expect that Iran will complete as soon as possible the procedures for ratifying the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, which was signed three years ago in Aktau, and then this important document will come into force and strengthen the foundation of our cooperation in the Caspian Sea,' he said.

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