There is a proposal to involve the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in the process so that diplomatic missions abroad can receive the sealed postal ballots from NRI voters and send them to India in diplomatic bags
. This will prevent tampering with the sealed ballots.
But Iran insisted on enforcing a rule that diplomatic bags
coming into the country must not exceed 15 kilograms (33 pounds) to avoid inspection.
Opening, inspecting, and detaining diplomatic bags
and packages are prohibited under Article 27 (3) of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.
But it was in the 1970s that the trickle of icons, smuggled out in diplomatic bags
, became a flood, as the Soviet state resumed official sales of 18th- and 19th-century works.
Air freight volume, consisting of freight, express, and diplomatic bags
, include both domestic and international freight which for the purposes of this report are counted at each flight stage.
It said that Chinese-led criminal gangs conspired with corrupt Tanzanian officials to traffic huge amounts of ivory, some of which was loaded in diplomatic bags
on Xi's plane during a presidential visit in March 2013.
Britons holding diplomatic passports, carrying diplomatic bags
or holding British passports as envoys of the Queen will not need visas to enter Bahrain on official visits for up to six months.
It reveals how diplomatic bags
can't be searched and are being used to smuggle drugs.
are inviolable," the spokesman said.
Last September, four Indian diplomatic bags
were stolen in London during transit from the Heathrow Airport to the Indian high commission.
It is claimed that the Iraqi tyrant had shifted [euro]9 billion to Moscow in diplomatic bags
before he was ousted, yet this was far short of the full wealth he had amassed.