First Caspian Economic Forum

Avaza, Turkmenistan 2019

The President of Turkmenistan
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov:

“I am confident that conducting the First Caspian Economic Forum in 2019 will serve as a confirmation of all Caspian states’ readiness to direct their efforts in this way. I propose to hold this Forum in Turkmenistan.”

General information on the First Caspian Economic Forum

On the 12th of August 2018, the Fifth Caspian Summit took place in Aktau city of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The main outcome of the Summit was signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea by the Presidents of five Caspian states. With adoption of the Convention, the process of its preparation came to an end that has started in November 1996 in Ashgabat during the First meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Caspian states.

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Interview with the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation S.Lavrov

Response of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov to the question of the editorial board of “Foreign Policy and Diplomacy of Turkmenistan” magazine regarding the First Caspian Economic Forum

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About the location of the First Caspian Economic Forum

The Caspian Sea is a vital strategic region that has economic, energy and transport strength. Consequently in a row with other Caspian states, our county pays special attention to international cooperation based on legal norms and mutual respect taking into consideration the benefits of the countries involved.

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