During their weekend summit meeting in California, Obama was quoted as telling Xi that "the parties should seek to deescalate
, not escalate" the dispute over the islands and "to have conversations about this through diplomatic channels and not through actions out of the East China Sea.
from the Chandipur test range on Wheeler's Island amid international pressure on India to deescalate
military tension with arch-foe Pakistan.
Biden also noted the "need to deescalate
tensions in order to get back to a more constructive track in UN-mediated settlement talks on Cyprus and reinvigorate efforts to seek mutually beneficial solutions," according to a statement from the Office of the Vice President.
In response to Russia's intent to deescalate
Harf asserted, "Well, they've said it is, but their actions have not backed up those words.
The United States needs to see concrete evidence that Russia is prepared to engage on the diplomatic proposals we have made to facilitate direct dialogue between Ukraine and Russia and to use international mechanisms like a contact group to deescalate
the conflict," she added.
NEW YORK, March 1 (KUNA) -- The United States has proposed to the Security Council dispatch of an independent mediation mission to Ukraine to deescalate
the tension in the country.
Syria and Turke have to deescalate
tensions; any war between them will be detrimental to the interests of the entire Muslim nation, Firouzabadi said in statements to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) two days after deadly trans-border skirmishes between the two countries.
To resolve the issue, the two sides should try to deescalate
tensions on their border lines, hold dialogue, expand cooperation and respect each other's sovereignty," he stressed.