reduce tension

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that all sides should take steps to reduce tension.
He urges Israeli and Palestinian leaders to refrain from actions that could further escalate the situation and calls on all political, religious and community leaders to help reduce tension," the statement from deputy spokesman Farhan Haq reads.
Mr Gamble said the aims of the fanzone were to provide a safe environment, reduce tension and to encourage people without tickets to stay away from Windsor Park.
This support will certainly contribute to boost investment, reduce tension and anchor the democratic process in Tunisia," he stressed.
Since the beginning of dialogue, the two parties agreed to keep aside the issues of weapons and the Special Tribunal, in order to reduce tension and find common grounds that could lead to the election of a president," Jarrah added.
Police Service of Northern Ireland Assistant Chief Constable George Hamilton said: "As disturbances are continuing, I would call upon people of influence in communities and those in political leadership to do all possible to reduce tension.
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Beijing on Saturday for talks with top Chinese leaders on how to reduce tension on the Korean Peninsula, Xinhua News Agency reported.
It is very important to reduce tension level in border territories.
Summary: The Future Movement and Al-Jamaa al-Islamiyya called on Sheikh Ahmad Assir to allow the road currently blocked by his sit-in to be reopened in order to reduce tension in the city.
In which year were the Helsinki Accords (to reduce tension between the Soviet and Western blocs) signed?
Skypanels have been said to reduce tension and headaches by providing relief from the harsh glare of traditional overhead diffuser lighting.
By rapidly and securely suturing over circular and linear staple lines during gastric bypass surgery, Quik-Stitch will reduce tension on the anastomosis and can help reduce the potential for post-operative leaks.