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an alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government)

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 16 ( ANI ): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday tore into Nirmohi Akhada for claiming that there is a back-channel deal to pay Rs 20 crore to the Sunni Waqf Board in Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case.
On Wednesday, Duterte also canceled the back-channel negotiations efforts aimed at reviving the peace talks after four members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) were wounded in an encounter with NPA rebels in Arakan, North Cotabato province.
WASHINGTON: Congressional Democrats Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked.
On the other hand, the report stated that the army chief also took into confidence his officers regarding the Prime Minister's meeting with Jindal and informed them that it was part of back-channel diplomacy between the two countries.
foreign policy makers "credible deniability" in their back-channel dealings with Havana.
Summary: Two parties have started back-channel talks to derive a seat sharing formula
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For these and other reasons, a back-channel reference becomes very important if your network is to provide the reach you will need to validate Mr.
The regulators then shifted their attention to an existing back-channel running parallel to the gravel bar along the river bank.
In particular, the FBI is looking with renewed interest at an unauthorized back-channel between Iranian dissidents and advisers in Feith's office, which more-senior administration officials first tried in vain to shut down and then later attempted to cover up.
Also: A report in the Sacramento Bee on Sunday had Derek Fisher covertly flirting with the Clippers for a post-Lakers career - alongside Bryant, whose back-channel interest in L.
This information, once gathered, is sent via back-channel Interact connections to Web servers, where it can be used for market research or worse.
From a social point of view the back-channel may not be very important, especially for very large meetings.
92 hardware modem provides broadcasters with a high-performance and cost-effective solution for back-channel communication without the need for software modifications.
August 12 (ANI): Apart from issuing threats to North Korea, United States President Donald Trump's administration has been maintaining direct back-channel diplomatic talks with North Korean regime to defuse the tensions over Pyongyang's missile tests and nuclear program.