01. He has worked as a [diplomat] to France for many years.
02. A peace settlement in the Middle East would be a major triumph for American [diplomacy].
03. He was very [diplomatic] in his criticism of her artwork.
04. The President has demanded an apology before full [diplomatic] relations can be re-established.
05. "I'm afraid, we aren't really suited to each other," she answered [diplomatically] when he asked her why she wouldn't go out with him.
06. He has just been appointed to a position as a [diplomat] attached to the Italian Embassy.
07. In the summer of 2000, Canada established full [diplomatic] relations with North Korea, only the third country in the world to do so.
08. Robert Frost once said that a [diplomat] is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday, but never remembers her age.
09. There is a Greek proverb which states that to deceive a [diplomat] speak the truth; he has no experience with it.
10. The reign of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut was notable for its [diplomatic] mission.
11. Chou En-Lai once said that all [diplomacy] is a continuation of war by other means.
12. Isaac Goldberg once said that [diplomacy] is to do and say the nastiest thing in the nicest way.
13. Caskie Stinnett once remarked that a [diplomat] is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
14. Liechtenstein is so small that it has no [diplomatic] representation abroad, except in Switzerland.
15. Tony Benn once stated that all war represents a failure of [diplomacy].
16. Because it is such a small country, Belize's [diplomatic] affairs are mainly handled by British embassies.
17. Someone once suggested that when a [diplomat] says yes, he means maybe; when he says maybe, he means no; when he says no, he is no [diplomat].
18. In 1979, the U.S. and China finally established [diplomatic] relations 30 years after the foundation of the People's Republic.

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