cease-fire

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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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We certainly support cease-fires that would provide genuine relief to Syrian civilians and are consistent with humanitarian principles," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
A new report Monday said that local cease-fires could prove the "best hope" for alleviating civilian suffering and provide a basis for a larger resolution to the country's conflict.
On the eve of a crucial NATO summit, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's office said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin had agreed on steps for a cease-fire.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu has called on Israel and the Palestinians to return to the terms of a cease-fire deal in Gaza brokered by Turkey and Qatar in coordination with the US, after the cease-fire was violated within couple hours of its start early on Friday morning.
The cease-fire between the government of Sudan and the Liberation and
Politicians in Syria have said that all Israeli troops must be out of Lebanon before there can be a cease-fire.
Warring Maoist rebels announced a unilateral cease-fire in Nepal for three months effective Saturday, in a bid to facilitate democratic resolution of their insurgency.
The cease-fire pledges were given this week at the conference hosted by Egypt's Prime Minister Hosni Mubarak and Jordan's King Abdullah at the Red Sea resort center of Sharm El-Sheik.
General Rose wasted no time in using the cease-fire to move U.
For now, the experience of cease-fires with Israel has meant one thing: a pause, during which even more victims of the war are discovered, and death tolls are adjusted.
In these cease-fires, "we are allowed to destroy the tunnels,'' said Amos Yadlin, a former Israeli chief of military intelligence.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said Wednesday she has ordered the military to observe a four-day cease-fire with communist rebels during the Holy Week.
They have obviously backdated the posters to suggest that this has been done before the cease-fires were independently declared by both sides,'' an army officer said on condition of anonymity.
The 1994 cease-fires in the province's sectarian battle, broken by the Irish Republican Army in February, brought relief to the people of Northern Ireland, and foreigners continue to travel unmolested.
The Americans repeatedly brokered cease-fires when fighting erupted between Kurdish factions.