Middle East Economic Survey
Medvedev Calls For Speeding Up Of Caspian Boundary Talks
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on 17 August for the speeding up of talks on offshore boundaries in the Caspian Sea. Prime-Tass quoted the president as saying: These talks are not progressing easily, and sometimes they do not progress at all. He added that an Iranian proposal for the establishment of a Caspian intergovernmental organization, first mooted in October 2008,...