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ICG to help members of South Asian Seas Region on incidents of oil & chemical pollution

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (ICG) will cooperate with member nations of the South Asian Seas Region and respond to all incidents of and chemical in the region, according to a statement.

"The Indian had given its consent for signing an MoU for 'Co-operation on the Response to and Chemical in the South Asian Seas Region'. The decision was taken by the chaired by on March 28," the statement read.

The MoU intends to promote closer cooperation between and other maritime nations comprising the South Asian Seas Region namely Bangladesh, Maldives, and for protection and preservation of the marine in the region.

"The on behalf of the of will be responsible for cooperation and responding to all incidents of and chemical in the South Asian Seas Region as and when assistance is requested by the member state during a spill," the statement read.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 22:35 IST
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