No 14



Turkmenistan, Iran Agree Demarcation Of Caspian Offshore Sectors

In a development that is likely to further complicate the legal status of the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan and Iran announced on 28 March that they had agreed to demarcate their offshore sectors. Iran has insisted since the collapse of the Soviet Union, with which it had treaties covering the status of the sea, that the Caspian should be divided evenly among the five littoral states. This proposal...