stalemate


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stalemate

a chess position in which any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check: in this position the game ends in a draw
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Speaking at a news conference, after a visit to Athens where he met Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek party leaders, the Akel chief said that if the stalemate dragged on for a long period, "I fear conditions would greatly deteriorate and make the efforts for a settlement, based on the agreed framework, much more difficult.
In a radio interview on Thursday, Alvarez confirmed a compromise had been reached to break the stalemate.
Speaking after attending a Wiper leaders' meeting also attended by Kalonzo, the party expressed its resolve to pursue non-violent change in the midst of a political stalemate that has dragged on since last year's protracted General Election.
He said: "The Transport Minister should intervene and meet with the parties in dispute in order to reach an end to this stalemate, to the satisfaction of all parties.
As popular demonstrations continue to overwhelm the country, Hale said that the resolution of Lebanon's political stalemate remains a pressing concern for the global community.
Moors almost snatched a dramatic winner in stoppage time, but Paul Johnson's shot from close range struck the post, but it would have been harsh on Kendal, who played their part in an entertaining stalemate.
The association of cargo carriers and terminal operators called for the West Coast work suspension as contract negotiations remained in a stalemate.
The demonstration in Port-au-Prince came amid a bitter political stalemate over longdelayed elections.
THE DAILYSTAR: Kerry: Political stalemate in Lebanon deeply troubling
EVEN as the Modi government has yet to take a final call on the multibillion dollar deal of purchasing 126 French Rafale jets facing stalemate, the French giant Dassault's frontline aircraft is participating in a big way in a 14- day Indo- French joint exercise called "Garuda V" that began at Jodhpur Air Base on Monday.
On Sunday, representatives from the Palestinian Authority and the Israeli Government held a meeting following the stalemate in the peace negotiations without the US envoy Martin Indyk.
0 This Scottish Junior Cup clash will go to a replay after this stalemate.