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Synonyms for de-escalate

diminish in size, scope, or intensity

reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

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However, the latest development indicated that the two sides perhaps were working behind the scene to de-escalate tensions.
We reiterated our support for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in a peaceful manner and called for the exercise of self-restraint and the resumption of dialogue in order to de-escalate tensions and create conditions conducive to peace and stability,' he noted.
In these discussions Emma reiterated her strong desire to de-escalate tensions relating to the Cantrell Close situation.
August 9 ( ANI ):Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the main priority of his country is to de-escalate tensions with the United States.
Both leaders said they were encouraged by the efforts taken to de-escalate tensions and by the progress that has been made.
On the other hand, US State Department, Spokeswoman Heather Nauert has said that senior US diplomats are trying hard to de-escalate the situation erupted after an Israeli decision to install metal detectors at the site of Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem
The modules are designed to help nurses assess risk, communicate with aggressive patients and de-escalate potentially dangerous situations.
WASHINGTON DC: In his first visit to Washington since 2013, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is expected to meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Tuesday to mainly discuss the Syrian war and seek support for Russia's plan attempting to de-escalate the conflict.
The delegation will meet President Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani, Speaker Afghanistan Majlis-e-Shura along with senior security officials and discuss the ways and means to de-escalate the growing tensions between the neighbors.
Evidence for how to de-escalate active aggression was "even more limited," according to the authors.
The Vice President relayed that the United States had sent a message to Russia that the world is watching and underscored the need to de-escalate the situation.
And in the wake of recent police shootings, officers in the course say they see it as one more tool to help them de-escalate situations.
It contains and it can disperse, but it doesn't de-escalate the situation.
For the sake of stability in the Middle East region, we would like to call on all parties involved to exercise restraint, de-escalate the situation through dialogue and resolve the issue peacefully," said Japan's top government spokesperson.
Turkey announced on Dec 26 that it had begun withdrawing troops in a bid to de-escalate a bitter row with Baghdad and following a call from US President Barack Obama.