Example sentences for: decommissioning

How can you use “decommissioning” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The conservative Daily Telegraph of London said Monday in an editorial that the decommissioning of arms has not begun because Sinn Fein "knows that its power derives from violence and the threat of violence, and so it does not want to sacrifice that power."

  • In an editorial page article in the Irish Independent , commentator Chris Glennon said "an air of despondency" hung over the negotiations because nobody knows what the bottom line is for either Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams or the Protestant leader David Trimble on the decommissioning problem.

  • But O'Brien, who has always been opposed to making deals with Sinn Fein, noted that there was now less open emphasis in Ireland on peace than on a breakthrough for Irish nationalism, and he added that an article in the Sunday Business Post--the Dublin newspaper most sympathetic to Sinn Fein--had rather given the game away with an article that said, "[T]he IRA, which is likely to maintain its ceasefire for several months, will almost certainly resist any attempt to accede to unionist demands for actual decommissioning of weapons by early summer."

  • The Irish News , a Roman Catholic paper based in Belfast, led with the Irish Republican Army's appointment of a go-between to discuss arms decommissioning with an independent body headed by Canadian Gen.

  • He has an enthusiastic supporter in the conservative Daily Telegraph of London, which said in an editorial Thursday that he deserved "the thanks of democrats throughout the world" for his stand on the decommissioning issue.


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