Agree with G77/China, and Botswana on behalf of LLDCs

Following key points: Conservation and sustainable use of BBNJ. Principles of common heritage of humankind, access to the high seas. This negotiation – special needs of least developed countries. Need a single article of special needs of these countries.  Ensure effective  – recognize landlocked countries, and enable them to enjoy benefits.  Capacity building activities – transfer of marine technology to these countries. Distribution of benefits. Free access to MGR benefits must be obligatory. 

Clearinghouse mechanism – we support.

Finally, specific guidelines on exploration of MGRs in environmentally friendly manner. Prevent potential conflicts. Support separate part for EIAs