diplomatese

diplomatese

(ˌdɪpləmætˈiːz)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal the type of language or jargon used by diplomats, thought to be excessively complicated, cautious, or vague
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But despite the careful diplomatese of peace and goodwill with India, Oli is keen to broaden his options by deepening ties with China to get more leverage in his dealings with Delhi.
Unsaid in all this diplomatese is how China, flexing economic muscle, has held sway over its Asean neighbors in a virtual assertion of 'might is right.
Strangely, though these remarks may have been part of diplomatese ahead of talks with Pakistan's interlocutor, the context itself is not justified.
htm) told Xinhua on Wednesday that all concerned parties must take "practical action"; diplomatese for "we're down to the wire.
Furthermore, until he learned how to speak diplomatese, National Transitional Council head Mustafa Abdel Jalil alluded to the fact that the National Transitional Council would assign a higher priority for reconstruction and the allocation of oil contracts to countries that supported their uprising, remarking that nations would be rewarded "according to the support" given to the insurgents - which means NATO European coalition members will have the inside track, particularly as before the fighting erupted Europe got over 85 percent of Libya's crude exports.
Ultimately, a solution will have to be found and most likely, it will be blood money, a la Raymond Davis, although it will be couched in grand diplomatese.
In diplomatese this means, to put it bluntly, sign up or else there will be a cessation of talks about such things as "climate aid" and "technology transfers" that Ethiopia wants.
They clearly accepted him as one of their own, valuing his expertise and straight-talkhe rarely spoke in diplomatese, even while serving as a diplomat (earning the ire of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who did not take kindly to Holbrooke's correct allegations of election-rigging).
Shorn of diplomatese, Abbasi claimed a share of the credit that Tehran was bent on exclusively hogging.
All the elaborate diplomatese, all the expressions of sorrow and regret by past Japanese leaders and Emperor Akihito for the nation's wartime conduct, will be cancelled out if he chooses to visit the shrine.
Although untempered anger seethes from all 560 pages of le Carre's best-selling 2001 novel, it is channeled by the author's acute ability to release it in precisely modulated quantities through the cracks in his characters' fastidiously rendered British diplomatese.
We cannot know, but we do know that White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has stated that if Iraq uses weapons of mass destruction against American troops "the United States will use whatever means necessary to protect us and the world from a holocaust"--"whatever means" being diplomatese for nuclear attack.
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