international waters


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Noun1.international waters - the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nationinternational waters - the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation
body of water, water - the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
briny, main - any very large body of (salt) water
territorial waters - the waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction
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Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC has increased the number of vessels in international waters, the company said in a message on December 19.
Iran's 48th naval fleet set off for high seas on September 2 on a mission to maintain the Islamic Republic's power in international waters and safeguard maritime routes.
In response to a question from a member of the Board, the Director of the Air Navigation Bureau Steve Kramer, said that the General Secretariat of the ICAO has no concerns about the safety of the skies over the international waters in the Gulf, as the boycotting States possess modern navigation devices and abilities covering all international airspace over the Arabian Gulf, adding that the Regional Bureau will hold a meeting on July 6 in Cairo with representatives of the countries that have cut ties with Qatar to discuss any fresh demands from Qatar regarding the opening of new air routes over the international waters in the Gulf.
Unavailability of a proper method to record fishing details on international waters by Sri Lankan fishermen was one of the contributing factors to impose a fish ban against Sri Lanka by the European Union.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A US Destroyer was exposed to a failed missile attack in international waters off the coast of Yemen.
Sweden, May 7 -- The 8th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC) will be held in Sri Lanka from the 9th to 13th May 2016 with representatives from over 80 countries.
KUWAIT, Aug 5 (KUNA) -- The Public Authority of Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAFRA) prevented 78 ships and vessels from fishing for shrimps in the international waters.
08 ( ANI ): The first consignment of Syrian chemical weapons has left the port of Latakia on a Danish ship for destruction in international waters.
04 (Saba) - The Court of First Instance in Hadramout governorate sentenced Monday 17 Somali to 5 to 10 years in jail after being convicted of sea piracy in territorial and international waters.
March 23 2012 (TUR) -- The Spokesperson for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Selcuk Unal said Friday that the Research Vessel Piri Reis was currently carrying out a scientific research in the international waters of the Aegean and in Turkish territorial waters until March 29, 2012.
Double standards: For the umpteenth time, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari (photo), commander of the Iranian Navy, has said Iran has the right to sail anywhere it wishes in international waters and the Americans have no right to object.
The MV Saoirse and a Canadian vessel Tahrir have entered international waters in the Mediterranean Sea.

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