The 49th session of the Special Working Group (SWG) on the development of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea was held in Ashgabat on June 1-2, 2017.
During the meeting, the delegations discussed the remaining provisions of the draft Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea that have not been agreed upon. As a result of the negotiations, a number of provisions of the draft Convention were agreed upon.
The delegations positively assessed the results of the talks and expressed gratitude to Turkmenistan for the high-level organization of the meeting. It was agreed to hold the next session of the Special Working Group in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The meeting´s dates will be harmonized through diplomatic channels.