RECALLING resolution A.827(19), which requested the Maritime Safety Committee to review, on the basis of submissions from Governments, the operation of the Rules and Recommendations on Navigation through the Strait of Istanbul, the Strait of Çanakkale and the Marmara Sea and the conditions therein, to consider, as appropriate, any suggestions for changes in the said Rules and Recommendations and to report on these matters to the twentieth session of the Assembly,
REFERRING to the decision of the Maritime Safety Committee at its sixty-seventh session to authorize the forty-third session of the Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (NAV) to report on these matters directly to the twentieth session of the Assembly,
HAVING CONSIDERED the report of the NAV Sub-Committee submitted in annex 3 to document A 20/9/Add.1, and the comments made by Turkey on this report (NAV 43/15, annex 11),
- TAKESNOTE of the aforementioned report of the NA V Sub-Committee and the comments made by Turkey;
- WELCOMES the wish of all to co-operate on this issue.