The two sides were “extremely close” to a deal, Kerry said afterward, and have agreed to meet again in geneva later this month.
When Sharon graduated from a high school in geneva, Switzerland, he reveled in her success, she recalled.
But there are deep suspicions in Kiev that the Russians only went to geneva to stall threatened Western economic sanctions.
Last week there was an interesting new report from the geneva Association.
Kirk however said his amendment would give U.S. diplomats in geneva the leverage they would need to strike a good deal.
This lightning was silent; the noise of the thunder did not reach geneva.
She promised to write to us to geneva, as we were returning there.
On the siege being raised, Melville left Poitiers for geneva, footing it all the way in the company of a few fellow-students.
Mrs. Haldin had not been informed of her son's friend's arrival in geneva.
As to geneva, whatever shall happen, it is easy for me to be informed betimes.
city in Switzerland, from Latin Genava, perhaps from a PIE root meaning "estuary" or one meaning "bend;" in either case a reference to its situation. The city was the headquarters of the League of Nations from 1920. The original Geneva Convention to introduce humanitarian conduct in modern warfare dates from 1864; the most recent update was in 1949. The Geneva Protocol is a League of Nations document meant to settle international disputes; it dates from 1924. Earlier the city was associated with Calvinism. Meaning "gin" is from 1706 (see gin (n.1)).
Note: Because of Switzerland's strict neutrality, Geneva provides an impartial meeting ground for representatives of other nations.
Note: The city housed the headquarters of the League of Nations in the Palace of Nations, which is now the European headquarters of the United Nations.
Note: The International Labor Organization, the International Red Cross, and the World Council of Churches are also based in Geneva.
Note: Under the leadership of John Calvin in the sixteenth century, Geneva was the center of Protestantism.
Note: The Geneva Accords were a group of four agreements made in 1954, ending seven and a half years of war in Indochina.
Note: The Geneva Conventions, signed first in 1864 and then in 1906, 1929, 1949, and 1977, provide rules for the humane treatment of prisoners and wounded persons during a war.