de-escalation


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(war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)

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The proposal to establish four de-escalation zones in Syria, championed by Russia, was finalized in September at the latest round of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana, with Idlib becoming the fourth zone created under the deal.
Earlier this month, an agreement was reached to join the northern city of Homs to the de-escalation zones in Syria.
The Russian leader pointed out that the de-escalation process was "difficult" - both for parties to the Syrian conflict and the guarantors of the Astana peace process - but the sides managed to achieve progress despite all the obstacles.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the two sides exchanged views objectively on the military and political situation in Syria, and that special attention was given to the establishment and effective operation of the de-escalation zones in Syria.
Meanwhile, the armed groups positioned in Hama countryside targeted Mhardeh city and al-Zarah power station with a number of rocket shells in a new violation of the de-escalation zones memo.
At the latest round of the international talks in the Kazakh capital, backed by Russia, Iran and Turkey as the guarantors of the Syrian ceasefire, the parties agreed on the boundaries of a final de-escalation zone in Idlib province.
Situation in the de-escalation zones is assessed as stable," the statement said.
A Turkish media outlet said on Saturday that the Turkish Army was to forward more soldiers and military equipment to the borders with Syria's Idlib province to provide more back up for Ankara-backed militants and monitor truce in the de-escalation zone in Northwestern part of the war-hit country.
Damascus, SANA- Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem stressed that the Syrian government supports the memorandum on the creation of four de-escalation zones in Syria which was signed at the end of the fourth round of Astana talks on Syria.
Syria's de-escalation zones will be high on the agenda, but Russia's recent attacks inside them has undermined their credibility
12 (Petra) -- Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov on Monday called for compliance with an agreement to set up de-escalation zones in Syria and safeguard the country's territorial integrity.
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in Syria as civilians in the war-torn country suffer through one of the most violent periods in nearly seven years of conflict.
UNITED NATIONS:UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence
NEW YORK, February 11, 2018 (WAFA) -- The United Nations Secretary-General AntEnio Guterres called on Saturday evening for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in Syria after Israel carried out raids inside the war-torn country.
The danger of the escalation of tensions within and around the de-escalation zones, which have become an important factor in reducing violence in Syria, is of particular concern," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on its website.