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buffer zone

noun added protection, bulkhead, bulwark, insulation, medium, rampart, screen, territory for defense
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The Turkish attempts to establish a buffer zone on the Syrian soil is a flagrant violation to the charters of the UN and international
Only in the settlements of Hermesh, [west of Jenin,] Shavei, [west of Nablus,] Shomron, [northwest of Nablus,] and Telem, [northwest of Hebron] are the security buffer zones being used for their original purpose, it revealed.
He said the buffer zone law violated people's First Amendment rights and made it difficult for him and other "sidewalk counselors'' to deliver their anti-abortion message to women arriving at Planned Parenthood.
According to Orhan, there are some conditions that need to be met in order for Turkey to create a buffer zone.
Code added that the buffer zones apply to homeowners who have riverfront property, as well as to agribusiness applicators.
After the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip in the year 2009, the buffer zone was announced by the Israeli military, which forbade trespassing by locals.
G4S Ordnance Management, a leading organization working for environmental remediation of landmines and unexploded ordnance, has worked under the supervision of UNMACC and completed its activities at the buffer zone excluding the four minefields that have not been opened to demining process.
This grant is really timely as we have seen an alarming rise in greys spotted just outside the buffer zone and 56 have been culled in the last three months in a 20-acre area of woodland close to Brinkburn.
The petition calls for three things: 1) An unbiased study to determine what would be the appropriate size aerial-spray buffer zone to protect residents from pesticide drift; 2) the establishment of an emergency aerial-spray buffer zone around homes and schools until that study is completed; and 3) a study on the influence of the pesticide industry on previous EPA pesticide decisions.
MANMOHAN Singh has decided to write to all chief ministers asking them to notify mandatory buffer zones for 663 protected areas in the country, including 37 tiger reserves.
We are writing to ask for villagers support and opinions on installing a 40mph buffer zone prior to the 30mph terminal speed limit signs on the A539 Wrexham via Overton Whitchurch Road.
A Russian defence ministry official also confirmed that Russian troops had closed down all six of their checkpoints in the buffer zone around South Ossetia.