Azeri-Iranian talks on Caspian status to be held
The Azerbaijani-Iranian negotiations over the Caspian legal status is scheduled to be held in Baku late in January.
The Foreign Ministry told AssA-Irada that the talks to be held in the direction of bringing the two countries’ standpoints closer were preparations for a meeting of the working groups of five Caspian states due in Baku on March 16-18.
Mehdi Safari, Deputy Foreign Minister and Iranian President’s Special Envoy on Caspian Issues, is scheduled to arrive in Baku to attend the bilateral talks. His Azerbaijani counterpart Khalaf Khalafov will join the talks on the Azerbaijani side.*