reach an agreement

reach an agreement

To achieve some accord, settlement, or compromise (with someone), especially after a period of debate, argument, negotiation, etc. The state prosecutors say they have reached an agreement with the CEO regarding his suspected involvement in racketeering. The heads of state reached an agreement to implement a new trade deal between the six countries.
See also: agreement, reach
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The Magpies revealed the Spaniard will go at the end of the month after failing to reach an agreement over a new deal.
WASHINGTON, May 10 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump, in remarks following the last round of trade talks with Beijing which failed to reach an agreement, said Friday his relations with Chinese President Xi Jinping remained very strong and negotiations would continue.
"We can get our domestic legislation through if we quickly reach an agreement with the EU and that's in everyone's interest."
If we do not reach an agreement with Congress, either the government will close again on February 15 or I will use my powers to respond to this emergency," he said.
Oracle Korea employees announced the walkout Monday, as they couldn't reach an agreement with company management.
The Latvian Health Ministry and the Latvian Association of Family Physicians failed to reach an agreement during strike negotiations today, therefore the family physicians will go on strike, starting from July 3, the Head of the Association, Sarmite Veide, said.
According to them, the goal was to reach an agreement in the period of the upcoming early elections in Macedonia, so that this event is used for pre-electoral campaigns.
He said, "We sat with President Thabo Mbeki this evening and we explained to them these remarks and reservations, and I think that the general image of our stance is clear, and we are optimistic that we can reach an agreement that would lead to the cessation of hostilities and to resume the peace process in Darfur." Dr.
"We have come to Vienna to reach an agreement which fully respects the Iranian nation's interests and rights and will be a good agreement for the entire world," Zarif told reporters upon arrival in Vienna yesterday where meetings between the Iranian and the G5+1 representatives are being held to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal.
With Walmart on board the Fair Food Program, the pressure also increases on Wendy's and Kroger to reach an agreement with CIW.
According to SDSM, defining what public appearance is and whether for abuse of state resources officeholders should be jailed or just fined were the two items over which VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM had not been able to reach an agreement so the modifications to the election law could be passed with consensus, Dnevnik reports.
NNA - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Monday that the Power Forces were close to reach an agreement with Teheran over the Iranian nuclear file, despite the pending issues in negotiations, which are to be resumed on 20 November 2013.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that there is an opportunity to reach an agreement on the Cyprus issue.
He is desperate to stay on in south-west London for as long as he can and hopes to reach an agreement with the only club of his professional career.