Commercial Shipping Agreement in the Caspian Sea between Iran and Kazakhstan Concluded

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Nourlaw-9 December 2019-Tehran-To facilitate trade between the two countries, the Law of Agreement on Commercial Shipping in the Caspian Sea between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Kazakhstan was approved by the Iranian parliament on 11 November 2019.

In the meantime, according to the new portal of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Abdollah Jafari, Director of International Agreements in Ports and the Maritime Organization of Iran, listed the main points of the agreement as follows:

-Creation of appropriate conditions for effective use of the ports of the Caspian Sea, provision of safety and security in the sea for ships, crew, cargo and passengers;

-The necessity of environmental protection in the Caspian Sea;

-Emphasizing the training programs for the relevant port and shipping activities of the contracting parties;

-Developing relationships and exchange of experience in the economic, scientific and technical fields and maritime transport in the Caspian Sea.