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statesman

1. a political leader whose wisdom, integrity, etc., win great respect
2. a person active and influential in the formulation of high government policy, such as a cabinet member
3. a politician
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'Prime Minister Imran Khan has shown an extraordinary gesture in international relations that despite no obligation to return a prisoner of war (POW) till armed conflict or hostilities are formally over, he has chosen to adopt a statesman-like approach and decided to repatriate the Indian prisoner,' said Senator Faisal Javed, who is also the chairman of the Senate Standing CommiAttee on Information and Broadcasting, in a statement.
ISLAMABAD:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan on his speech at the Parliament and his statesman-like offers to India for de-escalating the situation and working towards peace.He phoned Imran Khan and said Islam is a religion of peace that underscores resolving disputes in a peaceful manner.
The GP introduced Mr Corbyn at Yarm Road Methodist Church where supporters were wowed by the "statesman-like" leader.