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Written statements - Written questions, answers and statements - UK ...
In April, the UK led negotiations at the UN Security Council (UNSC) to deliver a press statement, urging the warring parties to de-escalate in El Fasher and comply with their obligations under International Humanitarian Law. We also called for a closed UNSC consultation on the situation.
https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-statements/detail/2024-05-15/HCWS465
What is the status of the Iran nuclear deal? - House of Commons Library
Commons library
Efforts to de-escalate US-Iranian tensions in mid-2023, including the holding of indirect talks in Oman and the exchange of detainees, had raised hopes of continued diplomacy on Iran’s nuclear programme. Events in the Middle East since October 2023 have, however, sidelined those efforts.
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9870/
UK response to unrest in Sudan - House of Commons Library
Commons library
Collectively they are known as the Trilateral Mechanism and are working to develop a plan to de-escalate the situation in Sudan. Humanitarian aid. At the outset of the fighting, Andrew Mitchell warned that the number of Sudanese in need of humanitarian assistance, then estimated at 16 million, would likely “rise significantly”.
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9778/
Sudan - Hansard - UK Parliament
17-04-23 Hansard
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development—IGAD—has issued a statement about its efforts to de-escalate the situation and restore calm. In addition, there is the work of the Quad, which the Foreign Secretary spoke about this morning, and the Troika—Norway, the United States and Britain.
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2023-04-17/debates/85C55363-01B9-4D99-907E-4EB9ABDFFAC5/Sudan
UK and international response to Houthis in the Red Sea 2024
Commons library
On 23 January, the Prime Minister set out four priorities for the UK in the Red Sea: 1) diplomatic effort to support de-escalation 2) enforcing the arms embargo against the Houthis 3) implementing new sanctions 4) continuing to provide aid to Yemen and support a political solution to the conflict.
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9930/
Violence in Israel and Palestine - Hansard - UK Parliament
12-05-21 Hansard
The Foreign Secretary delivered a message of de-escalation in a call to the Israeli Foreign Minister yesterday and will speak to the Palestinian Prime Minister shortly. I have spoken to the Israeli ambassador and the Palestinian head of mission in the UK to urge them to de-escalate and to restore calm. The UK has also engaged at the UN Security ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2021-05-12/debates/5CB9BFF2-D70C-44FB-988B-425CDC0FEA6B/ViolenceInIsraelAndPalestine
Israel-Palestine conflict: Recent developments and statements
The UN has made several recent appeals to Israelis and Palestinians to de-escalate violence. A statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk in February 2023 urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to “end the illogic of escalation” and work towards resolving the conflict urgently.
https://lordslibrary.parliament.uk/israel-palestine-conflict-recent-developments-and-statements:/
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Search across all content on parliament.uk. We are working alongside our P3 partners to de-escalate tensions on the blue line and reduce that risk of escalation.We are continuing our efforts to support the resilience of the Lebanese armed forces, who we have helped elsewhere, with the eventual aim of getting them to the Lebanese southern border and ensuring implementation of UN Security ...
https://websearch.parliament.uk/?q=de-escalate
Kosovo and the Western Balkans Region - Hansard - UK Parliament
06-06-23 Hansard
My Lords, we are working closely with international partners to de-escalate the situation in northern Kosovo and encourage a return to dialogue. The noble and gallant Lord, Lord Peach, visited Kosovo on 30 May and met political leaders, the commander of NATO’s KFOR mission and other key actors. The Government use a number of diplomatic ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2023-06-06/debates/FD8FC973-2027-45A7-AE6D-C2DC6EF6247E/KosovoAndTheWesternBalkansRegion
Russia and Ukraine border tensions - Committees - UK Parliament
The Committee is holding a one-off evidence session to examine the extent of Russian military build-up along the border of Eastern Ukraine over recent months. This session will focus on Russia’s military intentions and what the UK Government and NATO can do to de-escalate tension in the region.
https://committees.parliament.uk/work/1172/russia-and-ukraine-border-tensions/publications/
Research Briefing What is the status of the Iran nuclear deal?
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Efforts to de-escalate US-Iranian tensions in mid-2023, including the holding of . indirect talks in Oman. and the exchange of detainees, had raised hopes of continued diplomacy on Iran’s nuclear programme . Events in the Middle East since October 2023 have, however, overtaken those efforts. Snapback remains an option
https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-9870/CBP-9870.pdf
Nuclear weapons at a glance: Russia - House of Commons Library
Commons library
The debate therefore continues among Western scholars as to whether the concept of “escalate to de-escalate” is a central tenet of Russian nuclear policy. Nuclear capabilities . Russia has the largest nuclear arsenal in the world, with a stockpile estimated at 5,977 warheads, of which 4,477 are operational (strategic, non-strategic and ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9091/
Written questions and answers - Written questions, answers and ...
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will take diplomatic steps at the UN General Assembly to help de-escalate the conflict in Israel and Palestine.
https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-questions/detail/2024-07-17/100
CSE0007 - Evidence on National Security Capability Review: A Changing ...
5.4 The UK should leverage its special relationship wit h the United States and position in NATO to de-escalate nuclear tensions in Europe and Europe’s surrounding. The UK should confront the United States on the more dangerous elements contained in the US Nuclear Posture Review, ...
https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/86804/html/
Nuclear weapons at a glance: Russia
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scholars as to whether the concept of “escalate to de-escalate” is a central tenet of Russian nuclear policy. Russia has the largest nuclear arsenal in the world, with a stockpile estimated at 5,977 warheads, of which 4,477 are operational (strategic, non-strategic and reserve).
https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-9091/CBP-9091.pdf
UK response to unrest in Sudan
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violence and de-escalate tensions ". 2. The UK is calling for the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Rapid Support Forces (RSF) to: • agree a lasting ceasefire and de-escalate tensions • allow humanitarian access • comply with their obligations under international humanitarian law • ensure the protection of civilians, humanitarian and ...
https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-9778/CBP-9778.pdf
Kosovo - Hansard - UK Parliament
05-06-23 Hansard
We are working closely with international partners to de-escalate the situation and encourage a return to dialogue. On 18 May, along with the United States, France, Germany, Italy and the EU, we called for work towards a long-term solution for representative democracy in these municipalities in northern Kosovo. We also warned against the use of ...
https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2023-06-05/debates/15D1C252-3F54-4E9B-9ED6-7B8CDD61A035/details
2023/24 Israel-Hamas conflict: UK actions and response
Commons library
UK Government ministers have met with leaders and others in the region to discuss de-escalation and humanitarian pauses. The Foreign Secretary is seeking to establish a “contact group” to advance talks on a two-state solution. He has also said Iran must be “held accountable” for the actions of proxy groups in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere.
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9874/
Understanding ‘Patterns of Offending’ rather than ‘escalation’ from non ...
Escalation suggests a linear progression from a ‘low-level’ less serious offence (such as exposure or cyberflashing), the ‘more contact offence (such as rape). Patterns of offending instead recognises that offenders may sometimes escalate their offending, de-escalate and/or continue the same type of offending.
https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/129563/pdf/
Ukraine: Russia's "red line" - House of Commons Library
Commons library
Diplomatic efforts to de-escalate the situation are underway. A series of meetings between the US, NATO, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and Russia were held in mid-January. Those meetings discussed Ukraine, but also European security more broadly, including Russian proposals for legally binding security ...
https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9401/
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