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Synonyms for cease-fire

a temporary cessation of hostilities by mutual consent of the contending parties

Synonyms for cease-fire

a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms

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The resolution also welcomes Egypt's initiative that calls for an immediate cease-fire for a specific time in Hamas-ruled Gaza to enable humanitarian aid to the area.
I have been strongly encouraging the parties to work on confidence-building measures including implementing a cease-fire, the releasing of prisoners and facilitating the delivery of humanitarian supplies," Ould Cheikh Ahmed told reporters in Geneva.
And that way declare a bilateral and internationally verifiable cease-fire from January 1.
The United Wa State Army and the Kachin Independence Organisation, which controls large swathes of territory near Myanmar's northeastern border with China, were among groups that didn't agree to the cease-fire.
Though some violations have been reported on both sides, the cease-fire however remains in effect.
Although no official announcement has been made yet, regarding both sides committing to the truce, local sources said that the Houthis broke the truce hours after the cease-fire started.
There has been no official announcement from Boko Haram of a cease-fire, and it could take days to get word out to fighters in the field split into different groups under various commanders.
The cease-fire proposals put out a few days ago by Egypt were not formulated in consultation with Hamas.
Regardless, his private comments were consistent with his publicly stated view on all five shows: Israel has the right to defend itself, including against recent tunnel attacks, but he has encouraged them to not only take steps to prevent civilian casualties but to take steps to de-escalate, and we're working together to achieve a cease-fire," she added.
While the government sees a cease-fire agreement as the precondition for substantive political negotiation, the Kachin worry that a cease-fire will be the end of any dialogue," Sun writes.
SRINAGAR -- India's Defense Ministry said 196 cease-fire violations were recorded this year along the line of control (LoC) in Kashmir.
The cease-fire violation took place in morning along the Bhimber Gali sector of frontier Poonch district, about 185 km southwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian- controlled Kashmir.
The cease-fire violation took place in the morning in Mendhar Sector of frontier Poonch District, around 185 km southwest of Srinagar City, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
The cease fire stipulates that MINURSO's only mandate is to monitor the respect of the cease-fire between parties, Benatiq told MAP in response to steps to change the MINURSO mandate.
Erbil (NINA) - The Government of Kurdistan Region, welcomed the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) cease-fire decision.