peace treaty


: an agreement to stop fighting a war

Examples of peace treaty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Few believe the Israel-Egypt peace treaty — a mainstay of Egypt’s foreign policy that brings in roughly $1.3 billion every year in military assistance from the U.S. — is at serious risk. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2024 The battle for Rafah is being fought on Gaza’s border with Egypt, and Cairo has warned that any spillover of the conflict onto its own territory could undermine its peace treaty with Israel — long a linchpin of stability in the region. James Hider, NPR, 28 May 2024 The result: In 1992 Israeli voters abandoned Shamir and elected Yitzhak Rabin, leading to the Oslo peace process, the peace treaty with Jordan, and an economic boom as the world opened up to Israel. Matthew Weinstein, Baltimore Sun, 19 Apr. 2024 The hostilities halted in 1953 with an armistice, not a peace treaty. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 20 May 2024 The British defense secretary, Grant Shapps, clarified in a radio interview Tuesday that Britain would not try to force Ukraine to accept a peace treaty that entailed a loss of territory. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2024 Jordan is a key ally of the U.S., and for the past 30 years has had a peace treaty with Israel. CBS News, 5 May 2024 But the American, European and other international diplomats invited to Geneva will be responsible for the actual drafting of a peace treaty. Kai Bird, TIME, 11 Apr. 2024 But Franklin prevailed, helping to negotiate the Franco-American alliance of 1778 and the peace treaty with England in 1783. Liza Foreman, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Apr. 2024

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“Peace treaty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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