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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'In this area of the world, just as we have been present here for the past seven decades, we will continue to be present and continue to advocate for freedom of navigation through international waters. This is an important part of the global commons,' US Navy chief of naval operations Adm.
Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC has increased the number of vessels in international waters, the company said in a message on December 19.
The 48th flotilla of the Iranian Navy set off for high seas early September to safeguard maritime routes used by Iranian vessels operating in international waters, specially in the Gulf of Aden.
Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, Rabi'II 11, 1433, March 04, 2012, SPA -- Jan Lesoweski, 42, a Polish who disappeared due to bad weather and high waves in the international waters in the Red Sea while solely sailing from Egypt towards the Saudi port of Dhuba on Friday was today rescued by a Saudi team of the border guard of Tabuk Region, King Faisal airbase in the North Western Sector and Aramco aviation.
The ministry quoted the Yemeni fishermen as saying that the Eritrean authorities intercepted them while they were fishing in international waters, 15 nautical miles off a Yemeni island.
Replying to a question, Davutoglu said, "the crime was committed in international waters, not in Israel's territorial waters.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The 48th flotilla of the Iranian Navy set off for high seas on Saturday to safeguard maritime routes used by Iranian vessels operating in international waters, specially in the Gulf of Aden.
He reviewed efforts of Yemen represented by the Coast Guards Authority to protect the international waters and secure marine navigation routes, in addition to successes in thwarting sea piracy attempts.
Summary: Singapore, June 01, 2010, SPA -- The Second ASEAN-GCC Ministerial Meeting in Singapore has strongly condemned Israeli raid on Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla and termed this an act of violence in international waters. This was disclosed in a joint statement on the conclusion of the meeting of...
Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) will also explore oil in the international waters of the Mediterranean Sea, particulary in international waters around the Aegean province of Mugla and southern province of Antalya for one year.

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