The Minister’s telephone conversations
RUSSIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SERGEY LAVROV SPEAKS BY TELEPHONE TO THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND FOREIGN MINISTER OF TURKMENISTAN, RASHID MEREDOV
Unofficial translation from Russian
Questions of resolving the Status of the Caspian Sea and of multilateral and bilateral contacts between the Caspian states were discussed.
A telephone conversation took place on August 19 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan, Rashid Meredov, at the latter's initiative.
The ministers discussed questions pertaining to resolving the status of the Caspian Sea , to multilateral and bilateral contacts between the Caspian states and to the upcoming meeting in September of the Working Group on the Caspian.
They agreed to continue the exchange of views on these problems.
August 19, 2004