departure point

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departure point

1. A navigational check point used by aircraft as a marker for setting course.
2. In amphibious operations, an air control point at the seaward end of the helicopter approach lane system from which helicopter waves are dispatched along the selected helicopter approach lane to the initial point.
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Which, I personally conform to as a legitimate question and a point of divergence of the views by many participants.
The situation emerging in Afghanistan would also be a key discussion point in the first Indo-US strategic dialogue, the US had already hailed Indian efforts in capacity building and training of afghan security, but reconciliation and reintegration of Taliban has remained a major point of divergence between the two countries.
The US's clear stance on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of the two-state solution is not the only point of divergence between Barack Obama's administration and Benjamin Netanyahu's government.