The truce or cease-fire is in international law not regulated but common term used in contrast to a contractually agreed ceasefire gem. Art. 36 ff. Of the Hague Land Warfare Regulations of 1907 describes the only temporary interruption of fighting. A ceasefire is intended in particular to enable the rescue of the injured and wounded , humanitarian aid for the civilian population or the passage of parliamentarians , but does not necessarily result in a peace treaty . The warring parties can resume hostilities at any time.
To maintain the ceasefire in Kosovo, the Kosovo Force (KFOR) was set up in 1999 .
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- United Nations Security Council : Resolution 2202 (2015) adopted at the 7384th session of the Security Council on February 17, 2015 (on the ceasefire in the Minsk Agreement )
- United Nations Security Council : Resolution 2290 (2016) adopted at the 7702nd Security Council meeting on May 31, 2016 (on the ceasefire in South Sudan )
- European Parliament : Motion for a resolution on the situation in Syria (2016/2933 (RSP)) of 21 November 2016, point E.5. (Demand for immediate cessation of fighting and a stable ceasefire)
- ^ Convention on the Laws and Customs of Land War. From October 18, 1907. 1000dokumente.de
- ^ UN uses ceasefire for aid deliveries Deutsche Welle , February 29, 2016
- ^ Armistice, ceasefire, Stern ceasefire, August 13, 2008
- ^ Background ceasefire and ceasefire: When the arms are silent tagesschau.de, September 3, 2014