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Kazakhstan Ratifies Protocol on Caspian Sea

Via The Frontier Post, an article on the Caspian Sea:

The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, signed a law on the ratification of the protocol on the protection of the Caspian from pollution from land sources and as a result of activities carried out on land to the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea. This was announced on Monday by the press service of the President of Kazakhstan.

“The head of state sig-ned the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan” On the ratification of the protocol on the protection of the Caspian Sea from pollution from land sources and as a result of activities carried out on land to the Frame-work Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspi-an Sea, “the message says.

The protocol was signed in December 2012 in Moscow. The purpose of the document is to prevent, reduce, control and, as far as possible, eliminate pollution of the marine environment from land-based sources and as a result of activities carried out on land in order to achieve and maintain an ecologically healthy marine environment of the Caspian Sea.

It is planned that the ratification of this protocol will contribute to the use of the best available technologies and environmental practices in the implementation of economic activities in the water area of the sea and in its coastal zone. In addition, a database will be created on the physical, biological and chemical characteristics of the marine environment and coastal areas of the Caspian Sea, including the amount of pollutants entering the sea from land-based sources.

The Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea was signed in November 2003 by representatives of the five Caspian countries: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan.

The purpose of the convention is to protect the marine environment of the Caspian Sea from pollution, including the conservation, restoration and rational use of its biological resources.



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