The ROPME Sea Area

Any references in this report to "the Persian Gulf", "the Gulf", "the Gulf Area" or the "Arabian Gulf" on pages 144, 203, 204, 292, 293 and 387 or on any other pages within the context of West Asia, should be changed to "the ROPME Sea Area" in accordance with the agreed upon terminology under the Regional Convention for Cooperation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution (ROPME) or the Kuwait Convention of 1978.