Caspian Sea biosystem depends on environmental safety of oil operations - Tokayev

ANA. October 12. KAZINFORM "We should recognize that the Caspian Sea biosystem is fully depends on environmental safety of oil operations held there", Kazakh Senate Chairman, Vice Speaker of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said at "Energy Security and Environment" conference in Athens on October 10; the Senate's press service informs.

Mr. Tokayev noted that Kazakhstan pays much attention to environmental protection of the Caspian Sea - main source of Kazakhstan's hydrocarbons. Besides, he pointed out the priority tasks in the sphere of use of water resources consisting in joint use and management of trans-border water sources.

Within the framework of the EurAsEC Kazakhstan proposed to create a water-energy consortium and expressed willingness to build a Eurasian Water Center in Astana.

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