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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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US Secretary of State John Kerry was Saturday seeking to brush aside bitter recriminations and push forward the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on a third day of shuttle diplomacy.
The United States is involved more actively than it has ever been in the past 10 years," said Nami, noting that the US ambassador in Greek Cyprus has been part of the shuttle diplomacy conducted to bring about a solution to the joint statement row.
Hours before the deal was announced, a bomb exploded on a bus in Tel Aviv near Israel's military headquarters, wounding 27 people and leading to fears of a breakdown in the shuttle diplomacy that Mrs Clinton and United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon were conducting in the region.
Lee last visited Japan in May this year to attend a trilateral summit between Japan, China and South Korea, but his last visit under shuttle diplomacy was in June 2009, during the administration of then Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso.
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.
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