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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 UN Security Council Resolution No: 1973 should be implemented right away and a ceasefire must be secured immediately," Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in the northwestern province of Canakkale.
Bouzan Teken, a spokesman for the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), said the ceasefire will run until September 20 and could last longer if Turkey satisfies certain conditions.
Tekin also said: "We believe that a ceasefire at this time might have positive results towards developing a political and peaceful solution.
Meanwhile, the ceasefire committees are continuing their jobs in Saada, Almalaheedh district, Harf Sufyan in Amran, and the areas on the border with Saudi Arabia, meeting with the rebel representatives, reopening roads and coordinating for full implementation of the ceasefire deal.
The ceasefire implementation is continuing despite some violations by the rebels, officials said early today.
The provincial commander of the Yemeni army said the rebels tried to kill him as they killed several soldiers in a spate of attacks that breached a ceasefire just hours after it came into force.
In a video recording released by his office Saturday, Houthi announced that he accepted the ceasefire offer "because he wanted to spare bloodshed, avoid the deteriorating situation, and stop the genocide against the Yemenis" in the north.
Apart from calling for a ceasefire, all we ever heard was that the Palestinians broke the original ceasefire and must stop firing rockets into Southern Israel.
Egypt's proposal calls for a limited initial truce to allow aid into Gaza residents and would then give time for Cairo to broker a more permanent ceasefire.
A ceasefire, by definition, is a cessation of hostilities based on the fulfillment of certain terms and conditions.
Mr Brown welcomed the ceasefire, which he said was the result of international pressure, but stressed the need for a "permanent solution to this problem" to be found.
A Chicago Reporter analysis of crime statistics provided by CeaseFire shows that the total number of shootings spiked during seven months following the funding cut in the 11 communities where CeaseFire ended its operation, compared with the same period the year before.
C[yen] Ceasefire agreements between Israel and Hamas have been reached before, all of which have flown right out the window with the slightest provocation.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, former Senator John Breaux released the most recent episode of the Ceasefire on Health Care campaign podcast series, featuring commentary by former White House press secretaries Ari Fleischer and Mike McCurry.
THERE are still claims a ceasefire would allow Hezbollah to keep their arms and prevent a lasting peace.