de facto boundary


Related to de facto boundary: de facto segregation

de facto boundary

An international or administrative boundary whose existence and legality is not recognized, but which is a practical division between separate national and provincial administering authorities.
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India and China are in talks over the draft of a Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA), which is based on a proposal by China on how to further peace and tranquility on the unsettled over 4,000 km Line of Actual Control (LAC) that functions as the de facto boundary.
Indian officials claim that a platoon of Chinese troops crossed the de facto boundary between the two nations in the Himalayas and pitched tents in the Depsang valley, some 10km (six miles) into Indian territory earlier this month.
New Delhi, Jumada II 13, 1434, Apr 23, 2013, SPA - India has accused Chinese soldiers of launching an incursion far into Indian territory, in the latest flare-up of tension between the two Asian giants over their de facto boundary in the Himalayas.
When it came to the water around those islands, however, the ICJ ruled very much in favor of Nicaragua, nearly doubling the country's Caribbean claims by extending its maritime border well east of the 82nd meridian, a de facto boundary line imposed for years by Colombia.
UN Security Council Resolution 1701, drafted to end Israel's 2006 war on Lebanon, provided that both countries respect the de facto boundary.