chapter  3
Iranian Policy toward the Caspian Sea Region Basin
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Numerous and significant changes have occurred in the world during the past ten years. The rise of the young democracies in Eastern Europe and the founding of independent states in Central Asia and Transcaucasia are among the visible and undoubtedly positive international results. These changes have also created conditions in which the need for cooperation and mutual understanding among countries is felt more acutely than ever.