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buffer zone

noun added protection, bulkhead, bulwark, insulation, medium, rampart, screen, territory for defense
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In the meantime, Mohammad Abbas, a retired army general and military expert, said that terrorist groups and the US as their main backer intend to create a buffer zone in parallel with the Golan Heights and borders with Jordan and Iraq in Southern Syria, but the Syrian Army is to prevent them to do their plan.
Such differences mean that the effects of a buffer zone distance requirement are heterogeneous across fields.
The Court concluded that the buffer zone was narrowly tailored because "[t]he only way to preserve the secrecy of the ballot is to limit access to the area around the voter.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest also told reporters on Wednesday that a buffer zone isn't under consideration.
Thus, the MPs offer to allow grazing and collection of medicinal herbs within the buffer zones of state nature reserves in order to ensure efficient use of the land.
The second option would: "allow each government to license development of a confirmed trans-MSL reservoir through a well located in the buffer zone," the proposal said.
Massachusetts officials who backed the buffer zone said they would try to re-craft the law to address the high court's concerns.
It recalls that the United Nations Security Council through its resolution 2135 of 30 January 2014 has renewed its call on both sides to allow access to deminers and to facilitate the removal of the remaining mines in Cyprus within the buffer zone, and urged both sides to extend demining operations outside the buffer zone.
WIND turbine protesters are expected to pack a council chamber today to demand councillors back a buffer zone around windmills.
The buffer zone is damaging our agriculture and the lives of the people in these areas.
Air Canada was previously advised by the Agency that buffer zones are appropriate for aircraft passengers who suffer allergies to peanuts or nuts and the airline agreed to create a buffer zone for such passengers when at least 48 hours' advance notice is provided, as well as to provide a briefing to passengers within the buffer zone.
LEFKOSA, Jan 21, 2011 (TUR) -- Mine clearance activities at the buffer zone in Cyprus, conducted by the United Nations Mine Action Coordination Centre (UNMACC), will be completed in February.