Sayyari calls Caspian Sea ‘sea of friendship’

Tehran, Aug 1, IRNA – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday that Caspian Sea is the sea of friendship and peace.

Speaking in a local ceremony, he added that cooperation among regional states can guarantee the security of the Caspian Sea.

Sayyari announced that a draft agreement on cooperation between the littoral states of the Caspian Sea has been already prepared.

Iranian navy commander attended a meeting of navy commanders of the Caspian Sea littoral states in July in St. Petersburg, Russia to discuss security of the sea.

According to the draft agreement, security in the Caspian Sea will be provided through five littoral states and without presence of foreign forces.