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Exercise on oil pollution preparedness and response in the Caspian Sea under the Aktau Protocol

Caspian sea region - 4 August 2020

On 14 July 2020 the Caspian Sea littoral states Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan conducted a region-wide table-top exercise on oil pollution preparedness and response. It was held by way of an online conference with simultaneous interpretation. Its goal was to practice cooperation for the organization, communication and logistics in case of a large oil pollution incident in the Sea which may likely have transnational consequences and require regional assistance.