quote by Hans Blix

The inspections started in 1991, right after the Gulf War. One of the conditions for the ceasefire was that Iraq had to do away with all of its weapons of mass destruction - biological, chemical and nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

— Hans Blix

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Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.

Iraq did not spontaneously opt for disarmament.

They did it as part of a ceasefire, so they were forced to do it, otherwise the war might have gone on. So the motivation has been very different.

Together we can decrease the level of violence, raise awareness of our activities and save lives around the world. The impact of a day of global ceasefire and non-violence cannot be underestimated.

Cease-fire is important, but it can last only for a very, very, very short time.


It is important for everybody to insure that the process will go on, that the ceasefire will hold. Of course, there is no ceasefire against Daesh [the Islamic State], Jabhat al Nusra, and Al Qaeda.

There is no ceasefire. There will not be any ceasefire.

In the spirit of the Olympic Games, they traditionally ask that all fighting and warfare around the world stop. So, there's hope for a ceasefire within the Jackson family.

Hamas cannot make peace with the Israelis.

That is against what their God tells them. It is impossible to make peace with infidels, only a ceasefire.

I do not support Hamas! I support human dignity and respect! I support sharing! I support Peace! #ceasefire


When I negotiated the ceasefire in Gaza with President Morsi, he was, you know, very involved.

The armed struggle is not ending just now. We are upholding a ceasefire. We have our arms with us.

No Separation! We all bleed the same color! #ceasefire #peaceinthemiddleeast #livingforlove

If anybody attacks us we will readjust and mobilise ourselves for action immediately. That will be the end of the ceasefire if it happens during the ceasefire period. If it happens after we have won the elections, naturally we will put up a resistance.

We're hopeful that Russia will choose to play a constructive role in supporting ceasefires through their own Astana talks, but also, ultimately, through Geneva. And if we can achieve ceasefires in zones of stabilization in Syria, then I believe we will have the conditions to begin a useful political process.


We had the IRA ceasefire in August 1994 and a lot of people assumed that a deal had been done - which wasn't right.

Our approach is very simple we have nothing to negotiate .

.. We have the Minsk format and we need immediately just a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy artillery and weapons and tanks from the touchline, the solution is very simple - stop supplying weapons ... withdraw the troops and close the border. Very simple peace plan. If you want to discuss something different, it means you are not for peace, you are for war.

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