fence-mending

fence-mending

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the action of trying to end a disagreement or quarrel with another person, organization or country

fence′-mend`ing



n.
the reestablishing or improving of contacts or relationships, esp. in politics, as after a dispute or estrangement.
[1940–45; Amer.]
Translations

fence-mending

n (esp Pol fig) → Bereinigung fder Lage
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The South Korean president will head to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next Saturday on an apparent fence-mending visit.
Defense Minister Song Young-moo went to the UAE on a fence-mending mission but it didn't work out.
Even Obama's recent fence-mending trip to Riyadh did little to thaw relations.
has labeled President Barack Obama's fourth visit to Saudi Arabia as a fence-mending trip.
His visit to Pakistan is considered as a two-day fence-mending mission as the relations between the two plummeted to new lows over the past couple of years due to reignited border disputes, counter-terrorism differences and exchange of allegations.
It is not accidental that some local and overseas media accused (Seoul) of fabricating the hacking attempts in order to defend (Seoul's) crime of destroying the fence-mending mood and to arouse anti-North Korea sentiment", the website said.
The United States pulled out the stops for him when Mohammad Bin Nayef visited Washington last week to prepare for President Barack Obama's fence-mending trip to Riyadh next month.
The embassy reopened on May 4 following a fence-mending visit to King Abdullah by a large delegation of prominent Egyptian figures.
KABUL (PAN): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has briefed President Hamid Karzai on his trip to Pakistan, where the Afghan leader is due next week on a fence-mending trip, the Presidential Palace said on Wednesday.
Since the LDP returned to power after winning a landslide victory in the general election in December, senior officials of the association have sought fence-mending with the current ruling party.
Morocco's new Foreign Minister Saad Eddine Othmani Monday began a fence-mending visit to Algeria to resolve disputes such as the neighbours' lingering row over Western Sahara.
The minister said in a teleconference from the UAE they had several "good, positive, warm, and constructive" fence-mending talks.