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in·ter·na·tional wa·ters

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  1. high sea, international watersnoun

    the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation

    high sea

    territorial waters

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  1. Kyle Raines:

    We routinely conduct operations to advance security and stability throughout the Kyle Raines 6th Fleet area of operations to include the international waters and airspace of the Black Sea, we reserve the right to operate freely in accordance with international laws and norms.

  2. Gaza Sweden:

    Ship to Gaza Sweden protest against this flagrant abuse of the freedom of navigation, israel's repeated acts of piracy in international waters are worrying signs that the occupation and blockade policy extends to the entire eastern Mediterranean.

  3. Sue Raftree:

    Discoveries at sea are relatively rare due to their very location. A number of aircraft are known to have been lost in the North Sea during the course of the Second World War but we need positive evidence before we can confirm, we would class this aircraft as a war grave. It is protected under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 which covers crashed military aircraft in both UK territorial and international waters.

  4. Robert Thomas:

    The fact that the PLAN the Chinese navy and the Chinese air force continue to expand operations in international waters and international airspace is a natural evolution for them, the Chinese navy and more and more the Chinese air force operate globally as do the Japanese as does the United States, as do many international navies with those kinds of capabilities.

  5. Defense James Mattis:

    It's international waters, and a lot of nations want to see freedom of navigation.


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