Larijani: Regional countries should help maintain security of Caspian Sea

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said that Caspian Sea littoral states should help maintain the security of the Sea and there is no room for interference of other countries in the region, according to IRNA.

Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with Azerbaijani Defense Minister Lieutenant General Zakir Hasanov in Tehran.

“Caspian Sea should be regarded as Sea of peace for economic purposes and the approach of other countries in the region will create problems,” Larijani said.

On expansion of economic and tourism cooperation between the two countries, Larijani said, “Tehran welcomes your proposal on forming a joint commission to increase the level of military and defensive cooperation.”