de-escalate

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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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In scenarios -where two or more states are locked in complex and wide-ranging strategic and ideological rivalry (as Iran and the US are), deterrence in the form of limited aggressive actions only work when sufficient safeguards, in the form of well-established de-escalatory mechanisms, are in place.
We also look to India to take further de-escalatory actions, as Pakistan carries through with its commitments.
We also look to India to take further de-escalatory actions as Pakistan makes good on its pledges,' he said.