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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And when the US decided that he had become too big for his boots, western governments provided sanctuary to Ayatollah Khomeini and his propaganda tapes were smuggled into Iran via diplomatic pouches.
Contract Awarded for Local Delivery Pick-Up and Customs/Airport Clearance of Unclassified Diplomatic Pouches
Macabeo said diplomatic pouches had immunity and cannot be examined without authorization from the [customs] commissioner and the district collector.
See Rux, 2005 WL 2086202, at *16 (addressing the 'inherent reliability and security associated with diplomatic pouches,' which, 'unlike the United States Postal Service, DHL, or any other commercial carrier, is accorded heightened protection under international law to ensure safe and uncompromised delivery of documents between countries.
000 registered voters abroad, stressing that NEC delegates have travelled abroad to follow up on the arrival of electoral materials which were sent by the diplomatic pouches.
The MoU aims to encourage and develop cooperation between the two countries through granting Bahraini nationals holding special and diplomatic passports free six-month entry visas to the UK and Northern Ireland, the right for a visa-free travel to the Kingdom of Bahrain for holders of UK diplomatic passport holders, diplomatic pouches bearers and special diplomatic officials on official visits for a period not exceeding six months.
Defence minister accuses Iran of using its embassies as terrorist bases and transferring guns and bombs through diplomatic pouches, without providing evidence for the claims.
Knowledge-enabled digital communication is the glue that can bind us in ways that diplomatic pouches, cables and negotiations across large imposing conference tables never could.
Then Mohammed fished classified diplomatic pouches out of the Persian Gulf.
Indian investigators had been instructed by political authorities to be careful about drawing conclusions implicating any foreign government in the bombing, but they finally broke their silence and said the bombers might be affiliated with Iranian spy agencies and bomb parts may have been shipped into India using uninspected diplomatic pouches.
Claiming that Dynaflex is the "only Indian company approved to make aviation security bags used for duty free liquids, & other high security & classified applications like evidence collection, forensic use, diplomatic pouches, & exports to more than 35 countries to various governments and others".
During the year, the ANU caught a number of individuals using diplomatic pouches to smuggle drugs into and out of the country.