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Prospects For Military Cooperation Between The Сaspian Sea States

12.05.2015 | E-Bulletin | Security | 531 Lidiya Parkhomchik

The problem of the Caspian Sea militarization started to appear at the beginning of the 21st century. Despite the fact that after the fall of the Soviet Union newly independent states, namely, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, opposed to the idea of militarization of the Caspian Sea, nowadays
Astana, Baku and Ashgabat are completely sure that there is a necessity for military supervision of their own strategic aims in the region, especially, in the ownership of oil and gas reserves.

Tags: Security, Caspian, Militarization, Central Asia

Author

  • Senior Research fellow

    Lidiya Parkhomchik

    Lydiya Parkhomchik (nee Timofeyenko) was born on February 9, 1984 in Zelenodolsk city, located at the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russia). Since 1986 she became resident of the Republic of Kazakhstan.