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shuttle diplomacy

An act, instance, or practice of carrying out discussions or negotiations between two parties who refuse to communicate with one another directly. The ambassador has been on a mission of shuttle diplomacy, trying to broker a peace deal between the two warring nations.
See also: diplomacy, shuttle
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17 and 18 for summit talks with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda as part of shuttle diplomacy, diplomatic sources said Friday.
In the meantime, the UN - led Cyprus negotiations will continue between the two leaders and their aides in Nicosia, with more shuttle diplomacy and proximity talks.
The government said it can continue consultations with the mediation on the peace deal and a cessation of hostilities agreement with the rebel JEM through the Shuttle diplomacy.
Middle East envoy, pledged in a brief round of shuttle diplomacy last week to strive for progress despite the setback in meeting President Barack Obama's goal of a two-state solution deal between Israelis and Palestinians by late next year.
After months of US shuttle diplomacy, Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas relaunched the talks in Washington on September 2 with the goal of reaching a full peace deal within one year.
Shuttle diplomacy has been the preferred way of operating
The Palestinians reluctantly agreed to launch the indirect talks in May after months of shuttle diplomacy by US envoy George Mitchell, but said they would not move to direct talks without a complete Israeli settlement freeze.
The indirect negotiations, or so-called proximity talks, are likely to involve shuttle diplomacy by US mediator George Mitchell between Jerusalem and the nearby Palestinian town of Ramallah, the seat of the West Bank-based PA.
Middle East Peace Envoy George Mitchell's shuttle diplomacy to start indirect peace talks, but for a limited period of time.
According to him, he saw no difference so far between the proposed proximity talks and the shuttle diplomacy employed by Mitchell.
President ObamaAAEs emissary to the Middle East George Mitchell is to start another shuttle diplomacy tour to the region this week to try and bring the two sides to agree to resume negotiations based on the two-state solution leading to a Palestinian state within a 2-year time limit.
Zelaya himself spent Wednesday in Brazil, meeting Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the Brazilian president, as part of a near two-month bout of shuttle diplomacy aimed at garnering support for his return to power.
Rice visited the historic church on the last day of an intense stint of shuttle diplomacy aimed at relaunching Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.
The surprise meeting, the second time he has visited her, raised hopes that Mr Gambari's shuttle diplomacy was making some progress.
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