destabilisation destabilisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of destabilizing; making something less stable (especially of a government or country or economy)

Usage(s):

  • The fact that suddenly a voice which is somehow unequal comes into it does create a risk of destabilisation.

News

  • Gazprom says it will honour gas deals with Germany -Handelsblatt

    Gazprom will honour its deals to supply gas to Germany, a newspaper reported a senior executive of the Russian exporter as saying, even as Berlin backs tougher sanctions to deter Moscow from further destabilisation of Ukraine. Moscow has used energy to put pressure on its neighbours and European customers are concerned they could be vulnerable during the crisis over Ukraine, the worst East-West ...
    on April 6, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "This is slander, this is a systematic destabilisation campaign," Prime Minister Francois Fillon told a news conference on Tuesday at the European parliament in Strasbourg.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Francois Fillon Source: France24

  2. "We have made clear to the Turkish Government that we continue to be concerned about anything that could lead to innocent civilian casualties or to the destabilisation of the north," Dr Rice told a joint news conference in Baghdad with Hoshyar...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Times Online

  3. Mr Singh said that Mr Jinnah had played an important role in the "division of India which led to a lot of dislocation and destabilisation of millions of people". "It is too well known a fact - we cannot wish away this painful part of our...
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Rajnath Singh Source: BBC News

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