Russia And Azerbaijan Sign Accord On CaspianDemarcation
The presidents of Russiaand Azerbaijanon 23 September signed a bilateral agreement demarcating the Caspian seabedbetween their countries. The deal follows lengthy negotiations and thesignature of a preliminary agreement between the two countries 20 months ago (MEES, 29 January 2001). The finalagreement had been scheduled for signing in June, but was postponed (MEES, 17 June). The Russian-Azerbaijani...