diplomatic pouch

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Noun1.diplomatic pouch - a mail pouch that is sealed shut and that is used to carry communications between a legation and its home office
mail pouch, mailbag - pouch used in the shipment of mail
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Deadline: 08-Jun-2015 12:00 International Courier, Diplomatic Pouch and Mail services are the means used by the Organization to dispatch official correspondence, equipment and supplies of varying weights to destinations worldwide.
Yet the integrity of the diplomatic pouch could never be compromised.
In less than 36 hours, all of the water-supply equipment was collected from private manufacturers and sent to Taiwan by diplomatic pouch.
Sudan said the BBC had tried to smuggle in satellite equipment in a diplomatic pouch, that it was working in South Sudan without permission from the central authorities and that the BBC's charitable arm was working in the country without the correct permits.
The petition was sent via diplomatic pouch from the Vatican Embassy.
A spokesman said it arrived in the diplomatic pouch, like the ones received in Lithuania.
A further request to meet with the bishops at their plenary meeting in 1986 to present an additional 2,500 signatures was denied, but because of the generosity and pastoral guidance of Archbishop Angelo Palmas, the Papal Pro-Nuncio in Ottawa, the signatures were dispatched by diplomatic pouch to the Holy Father.
I hear that when the Foreign Secretary travels abroad the only papers he regularly receives in the diplomatic pouch are those relating to his own department - AND anything connected with Scotland.