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Agreement between the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan on delimitation of the deep seabed of the Northern Part of the Caspian Sea for the purpose of the exercise of sovereign rights to subsoil management

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Jul 6, 1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-150144)
Title (Other)

СОГЛАШЕНИЕ MЕЖДУ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИЕЙ И РЕСПУБЛИКОЙ KАЗАХСТАН О РАЗГРАНИЧЕНИИ ДНА СЕВЕРНОЙ ЧАСТИ КАСПИЙСКОГО МОРЯ В ЦЕЛЯХ ОСУЩЕСТВЛЕНИЯ СУВЕРЕННЫХ ПРАВ НА НЕДРОПОЛЬЗОВАНИЕ

Place of adoption
Moscow
Language
Russian
Entry into force
Apr 5, 2003
Subject
Sea, Mineral resources
Keyword
Exploration Deep sea bed International agreement-text Mining Ecosystem preservation Pollution control Marine pollution
Abstract

The Parties have agreed as follows: 1) The seabed of the Caspian Sea and its subsoil under the condition of maintaining the common use of the surface water, including guarantee of free navigation, shall be delimited by the midpoint which shall be based upon the coordinated equidistance from mainline (art. 1). 2) The Parties shall exercise sovereign rights as regards exploration, mining and management of the resources of deep seabed and subsoil of the Northern Part of the Caspian Sea within the proper boundaries up to the demarcation line (art. 2). 3) The Parties pledge to protect and conserve ecosystem of the Caspian Sea and to undertake all the necessary measure for the conservation of biological diversity and prevention of pollution. The Parties shall prohibit any activity damaging marine environment of the Caspian Sea (art. 6).

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