good offices

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He had nothing to urge against it, but still resisted the idea of a letter of proper submission; and therefore, to make it easier to him, as he declared a much greater willingness to make mean concessions by word of mouth than on paper, it was resolved that, instead of writing to Fanny, he should go to London, and personally intreat her good offices in his favour.
It was on this point that she had hoped to engage Anne's good offices with Mr Elliot.
thought the man, 'so it must be my good office for which I am not fitted.
My next good office was to catch his pony and bring it to him, which was soon accomplished; for the beast was quiet enough in the main, and only winced and flirted a trifle till I got hold of the bridle - but then, I must see him in the saddle.
According to a statement by the SG`s Good Offices Mission in Cyprus, "Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will meet in the United Nations Protected Area of Nicosia at the Good Offices Mission on Wednesday 17 September 2014 at 10am".
It will also include a chapter on the Secretary General`s good offices mission, that will refer to the events that followed the issuing of the joint statement by the President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, on February 11 this year.
eth]ue also applauded the resumption of UN-led talks to achieve a just and lasting Cyprus settlement and re-affirmed the United States' full support for the Cypriot-led process, under the auspices of the United Nations Good Offices Mission," it added.
She will also meet the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders to convey American support for accelerating progress towards a Cyprus solution through the process facilitated by the UN Secretary General's Good Offices Mission.
Our position on a Cyprus settlement has not changed: the United States strongly supports the efforts under the auspices of the United Nations Good Offices Mission to reunify the island as a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation.
These comments by the UN Secretary General took place within the framework of the good offices mission decided by the Security Council in its Resolutions 244 (1967) of December 22, 1967 and 367 (1975) of March 12, 1975, calling upon the parties to use the good offices of the UNSG to solve the Cyprus problem.
It has called on Paris to use its good offices with Algeria, the Niger, Mali and Mauritania to release imprisoned militants.
Another Hamas polit-bureau member Salah Bardaweel, wondered as to how Yaser Abd Rabbo of the PLO rejects Hamas's good offices on account of non-interference in Syrian domestic affairs.