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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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He called for de-escalating trade tensions and reviving confidence in the rules-based multilateral trading system.
Although the United Nations has expressed concern over the language used by Trump, the international body is not sufficiently focusing on de-escalating the conflict, as Iran again had to appeal to it to ease the alarming situation.
The ambassador also thanked US President Donald Trump for playing a part in de-escalating the situation.
Earlier speaking at the seminar, the foreign minister said: 'In the wake of the Pulwama attack, the Chinese provided sound counsel to both Pakistan and India for de-escalating the crisis.
The Luxembourg foreign minister agreed with Pakistan's insistence on de-escalating the situation and said that the European Union stands ready to strengthen its cooperation and dialogue on counter-terrorism both [with] India and Pakistan".Highlighting the complex nature of the situation in occupied Kashmir, Asselborn said he agreed with Prime Minister Khan's statement that the person worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize would be the one who manages to solve the Kashmir conflict.
Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Quraishi on Wednesday said Pakistan is sending its envoy back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions which are "de-escalating" due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China and Russia.
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday said tensions between India and Pakistan appear to be de-escalating. Tensions between India and Pakistan appear to be de-escalating and this is a positive development," Qureshi said while speaking to the media in Islamabad.
Stock futures are pointing toward a higher open following the release of Huawei's CFO on bail in Canada, which is being read as de-escalating tensions between the U.S.
'The ministry referred to Singapore's diplomatic note of Dec 8, in which Singapore declined Malaysia's proposal for both countries to mutually cease and desist sending assets into the disputed area, with a view of de-escalating tensions on the ground, pending discussions on the outstanding maritime boundary issues.
State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement that Pompeo "thanked de Mistura for his efforts in de-escalating the military conflict and re-invigorating the political peace process." Pompeo also thanked de Mistura "for his more than four years of service on behalf of the Syrian people, as well as his many years of UN service around the world." Last week, de Mistura announced that he would quit in the last week of November due to personal reasons.
South Korea's ambassador to the UK Joomkook Hwang said: "I believe we can make the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics the turning point in de-escalating tension in the Korean peninsula."
Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke with his Qatari counterpart Khalid al-Attiyah on the phone to congratulate him for assuming the post, stressing the importance of de-escalating the tensions between Qatar and the Arab quartet.
Kuwait efforts geared towards de-escalating tension Kuwait has expressed its resolve towards efforts to end the conflict between Qatar and the four GCC states plus Egypt, said a source at the Foreign Ministry yesterday.
by Courtesy of Artipot Intake of food plays a vital role in escalating or de-escalating the acid reflux condition.
The white house said in a statement that the two leaders "agreed on the importance of de-escalating the situation and pursuing arrangements to ensure that such incidents do not happen again." "President Obama said Turkey's right to defend its sovereignty was "supported by the United States and NATO," it added.