Demilitarization

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(1) Un-deploying The removing or forbidding of military troops or activity in a particular zone in an occupied region
(2) De-weaponisation The detoxification of organophosphate type nerve agents and other chemical weapons, e.g., with enzymes
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On February 20, President Pastrana ended the demilitarized zone and the Government of Colombia's peace talks with the FARC.
27 in San Vicente de Caguan in the demilitarized zone to assess conditions for a formal resumption of talks.
Pastrana's explanation made it clear that the changes were to accommodate opposition by the AUC and residents of the area who oppose the demilitarized zone.
Defection via the Demilitarized Zone is rare as the border is tightly sealed and heavily armed.
8 2013 (SUNA) Sudan stressed the importance of speeding up the implementation of determining the zero line in the demilitarized zone between Sudan and South Sudan on the background of a matrix of cooperation Agreement between the two countries .
President Barack Obama visited the demilitarized zone on the border with North Korea on Sunday soon after arriving in South Korea, at a time when the North is gearing up to launch a rocket next month.
The peninsula remains divided by a demilitarized zone, preventing family reunification between North and South Koreans.
Marulanda only came to the table after Pastrana began to mobilize troops for possible operations inside the demilitarized zone as the Jan.
The Korean Combat Training Center (KCTC) is the centerpiece of a new 16x14 kilometer training range in a mountainous area south of the Demilitarized Zone.
The two parties also agreed on a mechanism to monitor the non-aggression agreement that includes the monitoring of 50 kilometers at both sides, which is the third mechanism after the demilitarized zone agreement that includes 10 kilometers on both sides which was previously signed and includes monitoring of harboring and support to rebel movements and the disengagement of the two armed divisions with the state of South Sudan.
Last Friday, two sides signed a deal in the Ethiopian capital outlining on steps to implement the demilitarized zone (DMZ) removing a major obstacle in the way of other issues.
The court stated, by 11 votes to five, that both sides should immediately withdraw military personnel now in the provisional demilitarized zone and refrain from any military presence within that zone and from any armed activity directed at it.