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dis in gayj muhnt

  • n  the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
  • n  to break off a military action with an enemy

  • The Knesset approved a resolution to accept disengagement, 76-36.
  • Such disengagement would have to be negotiated in summit sessions with Premier Nikita Khrushchev, thought Fulbright, since Russia's power structure makes him its only decision maker.
  • Backed by the Bush Administration and a majority of both Israelis and Palestinians, the disengagement plan stirred hopes for a breakthrough in the moribund peace process--an .
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  • Fijian Peacekeepers To Deploy To UNDOF
    SUVA, Fiji, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fijian Government has agreed to a request by the United Nations to deploy "blue helmet" service personnel to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Syrian Golan Heights. The deployment comes at a time of heightened importance of UNDOF's mandate to bring stability to the Middle East region.In expressing the UN's ...
    June 20, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  • Ismail Haniyeh in Palestine Media Center
    We have said from the days of our election campaign that we want to move toward economic disengagement from the Israeli occupation,Haniyeh told the pro-Hamas daily Palestine. "Egypt has a greater ability to meet the needs of Gaza."
  • Hoshyar Zebari in Malaysia Star
    We don't think there will be change in policy overnight. There won't be quick disengagement here. A great deal is at stake here,Zebari said.
  • George Voinovich in Sacramento Bee
    We must begin to develop a comprehensive plan for our country's gradual military disengagement from Iraq,wrote Sen. George Voinovich, R-Ohio, in a letter to the president.

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