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 Bayelsa-born APC Chieftain called on President Buhari as the party leader to lead fence-mending efforts and address obvious grievances in many states and among stakeholders in the party.
But speaking with newsmen in Abuja, Nabena appealed to President Buhari to seize the initiative for a troubleshooting move for a serious fence-mending to save the ruling party from the embarrassment which he noted the media war has generated.
He gave up a successful teaching career to live in the woods of New England, earning a living by writing, fence-mending and growing and selling vegetables.
The impolite comments made by her husband leaves her with some fence-mending to do.
Chris Wood opened up about what he thinks of Kara and Mon-El's recent fence-mending on CW's "Supergirl."
The key agenda items for the historic summit will be denuclearization, peace building and fence-mending between the Koreas, the top diplomat also said, adding that the event will be the starting point for laying the groundwork for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and a guide to help the upcoming North Korea-US summit through success.
Since Abiy's inauguration, 11 high-profile dissidents arrested last month have been released from jail and internet service has been restored in the countryside after a months-long shutdown.BORDER CLASHESLast week, he paid a fence-mending visit to the southeastern Somali region, which saw clashes last year between Oromos and Somalis along their shared regional border that killed hundreds and displaced a million people.
Stewart, the critically acclaimed author of The Myth of You and Me, toggles back and forth between the two star-crossed lovers, both of whom are keen to attempt fence-mending but are kept apart by circumstance until a dramatic and (dare we say it?) heroic gesture dramatically flips the script.
Although nothing was agreed, the meeting worked, in the words of a Turkish observer, as a "fence-mending exercise." This was all that could have been expected.
Moon is accompanied by chief of staff Im Jong-seok, who met the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi during an apparent fence-mending mission there late last year as Moon's special envoy.
The South Korean president will head to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next Saturday on an apparent fence-mending visit.
Even Obama's recent fence-mending trip to Riyadh did little to thaw relations.