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diplomatic

adjective adept, artful, cautious in deallng, cunning, deft, dexterous, discreet, graceful, polite, politic, prudent, scheming, skillful in handling others, smoothly, strategic, tactful
Associated concepts: diplomatic immunity, diplomatic recognition, diplomatic relations, diplomatic status
See also: civil, discreet, judicious, politic, strategic, subtle, tactical
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is working to solve the problem diplomatically rather than going with the ominous alternative.
It's a violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions, and it's going to have to be taken up diplomatically," Mattis said.
The award, he explained covers declaration of rights and entitlements 'and can be used by the government to move forward politically and diplomatically.
The two countries have also been diplomatically viewed as the vanguard for the fight against extremism in the region.
This also implies that till US retains this stand toward Afghanistan; diplomatically it would be wise of India not to tread on military terrain in this country.
Britain's ambassador to Syria has taken the unusual and diplomatically sensitive move to speak out against alleged human rights abuses in the country.
This was a missed opportunity for Cameron and Osborne to point out diplomatically that it was this country that saved France in the Second World War with considerable loss of British lives.
The Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor says Israel is fighting diplomatically at the international organization to handicaps the Palestinian move to UN.
WARRINGTON coach Tony Smith has turned up the heat on opponents Wigan ahead of tomorrow's mouth-watering Carnegie Challenge Cup showdown with some thinly-veiled criticism of the champions' style of play Smith, whose side is currently averaging just short of 40 points a match in Super League, diplomatically declined to comment directly on Wigan's tactics but his disdain for their style of play is clear.
Concerning the maritime demarcation, he said "there is international conviction about Lebanon's right in the economic zone", adding that this case would be treated diplomatically, pointing out to the international understanding to the Israeli violations to the economic zone that is related to Lebanon.
The Iraqi people and government refuse to be a place for foreign interventions that aim at harming Iraq's sovereignty, we will not hesitate to severely respond, diplomatically, if any country was proved to be involved in such activities," he concluded.
I am going to be sitting down to make sure that we leave no stone unturned in doing everything we can militarily, diplomatically, politically to enforce the UN resolution, to put real pressure on Gaddafi, and to stop the appalling murder of civilians," he said.

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