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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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s regional coordinator for Syria, who initiated the cease-fire call three weeks ago.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported the midnight cease-fire in Eastern Ghouta, saying Jeish al-Islam or Islam Army as well as the Faylaq al-Rahman, agreed with the Russians on establishing the cease-fire at midnight Saturday.
Hamas is prepared to make a long-term cease-fire with the Israeli occupation, in return for it allowing the residents of Gaza to live like all other people in the world with everything that they need," he said to The Jerusalem post.
The cease-fire deal was announced Friday by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and comes as Syrian government and opposition delegations are due to attend a new round of talks in Geneva from Monday.
The President announced a unilateral cease-fire during his maiden State of the Nation Address on July 25, only to withdraw it five days later after communist rebels failed to reciprocate but attacked instead government troops in Davao del Norte, killing one.
If a breach of the cease-fire caused by such small combat groups is attributed to a larger umbrella group, it may again lead to renewed confrontations.
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.
I really want to trust the cease-fire, but unfortunately we've been burned before several times," said Dafna Siboni Sasson, who lives in Kibbutz Nir Am in the country's south.
We defend Israel's right to do what it is doing in order to get at those tunnels," he said on Fox, and he called Palestinian leaders "intransigent" for turning down a cease-fire plan put forth last week by Egypt.
was working with its partners in the region to secure a cease-fire and would stay in close contact during the next 24 hours.
By Eric Reeves, May 11, 2014 -- There are many threats to the cease-fire signed on Friday, May 9, 2014 by Salva Kiir, President of the Republic of South Sudan, and Riek Machar, former Vice President and nominal "leader" of the Sudan People's Liberation Army/In Opposition (SPLA/IO).
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.
Erbil (NINA) - The Government of Kurdistan Region, welcomed the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) cease-fire decision.