“Atlas of delimitation of sea spaces” prepared in Turkmenistan

The presentation of the Atlas of Delimited Sea Spaces was held at the Institute of International Relations of Turkmenistan, and the website of the country's foreign ministry was presented.

The presentation was attended by representatives of the Academy of Sciences, the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, the Institute of the Caspian Sea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, departments, scientific and educational institutions of Turkmenistan.

The atlas was developed by the Institute of the Caspian Sea of ​​Turkmenistan in conjunction with the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan and the Department of Geography of Magtymguly Turkmen State University.

The Atlas defining all the oceans is designed to prepare reference and illustrative material for the negotiation process, as well as to further study issues related to the delimitation of sea spaces.

The publication was prepared in three volumes in the Turkmen and Russian languages. Borders and open borders are allowed in the Atlas, there are zone zones, exclusive economic zones, continental shelves, fishing zones, systems of direct baselines and resource development zones. Indication of date and name of documents.

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The atlas can also be used by researchers, graduate students, teachers and students studying the law of the sea, as well as specialists involved in the delimitation of sea spaces.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on August 12, 2018, at the Fifth Caspian Summit in Aktau, the presidents of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia signed the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea. The Convention, in particular, provides for the delineation of the sea into inland waters, territorial waters, fishing zones and the general water area, and also determines the legal regime of these sea spaces.

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