Armistice

an armistice is mostly planned as preliminary stage to the peace provisional laying down of the weapons in the war and.

Contrary to the cessation of hostilities, a short term attitude from fighting to a certain purpose (e.g. Salvage of wounded one), is put on an armistice on longer certain time andcontained often exact definitions of conditions and if necessary. a demarcation line.

An armistice is agreed upon by the war parties and forbids attacking both parties with immediate effect (armistice contract). In that Hague Land Warfare Convention of 1907 is legally defined the armistice.

It is nevertheless not comparablewith a peace treaty, which can be negotiated usually following an armistice over months or years. The state of war remains maintaining up to the conclusion of a peace treaty.

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