MEK


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MEK

(organic chemistry)

methyl ethyl ketone, MEK

A strong, aromatic, flammable solvent used in paints, varnishes, and lacquers.
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countries have followed Norway's lead, expressing interest in reaching out to the MEK and NCRI, including France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
The MEK was created in 1965 as part of a Soviet-sponsored international terrorist network that waged wars of "national liberation" throughout the developing world.
US-Iran relations will remain hostile, and the MEK will remain a fringe cult with very limited appeal among Iranians.
So far, around 2,000 MEK members have successfully moved to the Iraqi-run Camp Hurriya, formerly Camp Liberty, in Baghdad.
Back in the days of the shah in Iran, the MEK attacked US military officers and defense contractors in the name of Marxism and anti-imperialism--prevailing creeds at the time.
Tackling the MEK issue in this way is classified as genocide, which would harm Iraq's image in the eyes of the civilized world and strip it of respect in the international community," read the statement.
Iran's reigning mullahs may "despise" the MEK as rivals for power, but Americans should also despise the group for crimes it has committed against our countrymen.
Matters came to a head 16 March 1999 when federal agents arrested lawyer Tabatabatai charging that his firm was part of a ring fabricating fraudulent visa and asylum documents to immigrants not entitled to legal status, particularly those associated with the MEK.
Seven members of MEK were arrested in Los Angeles in February on suspicion of soliciting money from travelers at LAX that was used to fund terrorist activities.
The next step was the design and implementation of a field-test demonstration project, which involved treatment of pollutants including MEK and n-butyl acetate in spray paint booth emissions at San Diego's Naval Air Station--North Island.
Offers line of 13 MEK peroxides for catalyzing polyesters.
As a sort of environment-friendly solvent, MEK has increasingly found application in medium and high-end fields as a substitute for triphenyl solvent.