Direct dial diplomacy

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Direct dial diplomacy is a term used to describe informal diplomacy initiated by leaders of two countries who use direct phone calls or other forms of communication to discuss and resolve issues. Direct dial diplomacy is also called telephone diplomacy.

When immediate communication is required during crises or catastrophes, when leaders need to exchange information or clarify their positions on certain subjects, and in a number of other circumstances, direct dial diplomacy is utilised. Also, it is a helpful instrument for fostering and enhancing diplomatic ties and for sustaining frequent communication between nations.

Overall, direct dial diplomacy has grown to be a significant aspect of contemporary diplomatic practice and is frequently used in conjunction with more conventional diplomatic techniques including official visits, summits, and discussions.