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The chief American diplomat’s shuttle diplomacy over the past several days didn’t break a stalemate between the sides on Thursday.
Previous interventions by Tillerson and the Trump administration have so far failed to end the crisis, despite an earlier round of shuttle diplomacy undertaken by the secretary of state in July.
That has led to intense shuttle diplomacy over the past week, with Kurdish President Masoud Barzani negotiating until the last minute.
Finally, in mid-July, Trump acquiesced to Tillerson’s request to be allowed to go to the region himself to conduct a round of shuttle diplomacy.
Tillerson engaged in a round of shuttle diplomacy in July in an effort to resolve the dispute, emerging empty handed and visibly frustrated at the lack of progress and goodwill.
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SHUTTLE DIPLOMACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shuttle diplomacy for English Language Learners
: activity in which a person travels back and forth between two countries and talks to their leaders in order to bring about agreement, prevent war, etc.
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