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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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There was no official announcement from Syria's regime forces, which had issued its own declarations of the cease-fires in the south and in the rebel stronghold of Eastern Ghouta.
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.
As an open-ended cease-fire took effect beginning Tuesday night, ending seven weeks of hostilities, Palestinians celebrated in the streets of Gaza while Israelis showed more reserve.
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.
General Rose wasted no time in using the cease-fire to move U.
Summary: Yemen's President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi has agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire, with the possibility of it being extended, Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi said on his official Twitter account Monday.
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.
Two hundred have opened since the 1994 cease-fires.
The United States cast doubt on Assad's readiness to implement local cease-fires, saying the regime had a poor record sticking to truces.
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 Americans repeatedly brokered cease-fires when fighting erupted between Kurdish factions.