The ministry of environment, energy and climate change has prepared a draft law on the ratification process of the agreement signed by Greece, Albania and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM) aimed at creating a binding framework for the protection of the Prespes Lakes wetlands, it was announced on Friday.

A relevant document forwarded to Parliament mentioned that the agreement will be activated as soon as it is approved by the EU, in accordance with the European legislation.

The environment ministry underlined that the main goal of the agreement is to promote cooperation among the three neighboring countries in compliance with international regulations on environmental protection, management of water resources and sustainable development.