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confidence-building measure

Any action taken to eliminate or reduce the fear of attack or escalation of conflict between two or more parties, as in international politics, interpersonal communication, business interactions, etc. The term is usually pluralized. The two countries, long on the brink of all-out war, have introduced several confidence-building measures between their governments to facilitate better communication and hopefully avert the need for a military offensive by either side. One of our goals in marriage counseling is to create confidence-building measures between spouses, so that each person learns to communicate their frustrations before they turn into a source of conflict.
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Speaking exclusively to media, SSP ACLC Munir Ahmed Sheikh said that these vehicles were recovered last month and the department has organised this ceremony as a 'confidence building measure'.
WITH opposition parties led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a credible and meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders to address the unrest in the State, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti echoed similar views in J& K and asked the centre to initiate confidence building measure and dialogue.
A ceasefire has been in effect on the LoC since 2003, which Pakistan and India brought about as a confidence building measure. The two countries also allowed trade across the de facto border and also facilitated travel between the two parts.
Kasoulides said it was clear from statements made by a UN spokesman on Friday that "the United Nations is advocating the opening of the fenced city of Famagusta in the form of a confidence building measure only with the agreement of both sides and not unilaterally as the Milliyet report said."
"We will never accept that Famagusta being turned into an undermined confidence building measure, which is not even being discussed," he said.
"As a confidence building measure in Jammu and Kashmir, the strength of the
So I asked him to come and watch the concert with me, as a confidence building measure," he said.
This is a Confidence Building Measure (CBM) by the prime ministers of the two countries.
She was representing Pakistan at the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Dushanbe [Tajikistan], Jun 15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) summit in Dushanbe.
The President is to attend the "Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)" in Tajikistan.
A National Council meeting got underway at the Presidential Palace on Friday morning, during which President Nicos Anastasiades will brief party leaders on his meeting on Tuesday with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci regarding efforts for the resumption of Cyprus talks and Confidence Building Measures.
They recalled their resolution 2453 (2019) and encouraged the leaders to continue their efforts towards agreement on and implementation of new confidence building measures.
Soon, he added 'You will see confidence building measures from both sides and an amiable atmosphere between the two countries'.