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consequence

Logic
a. a conclusion reached by reasoning
b. the conclusion of an argument
c. the relations between the conclusion and the premises of a valid argument
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We have also warned Israel that if they violate Iraqi airspace, they will have to bear the consequences," said Hussein al-Shahristani, deputy prime minister responsible for energy affairs, AFP reported.
He said that if the situation deteriorates further, Al Assad "will have to bear the consequences.
If Assad [worsens] the situation in the Golan Heights he will have to bear the consequences.
He also said that Morsi's regime "has lost legitimacy and will bear the consequences.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The current situation needs an effective dialogue to end the current crisis, noting that those who are trying to pour oil on the fire by remarks or attitudes toward the political situation or the legitimate demands of the demonstrators, they will bear the consequences of that.
He hinted that the ruling party, which now governs with a minority government, is determined to steer clear of coalitions, claiming this is the only honest way for the ministers to bear the consequences of their actions.
It was later agreed that those who exchanged money for discounted fines, bear the consequences because they agreed, with the perpetrator, to circumvent the law.
He stated that if Israel chooses to continue with its settlement activities, the two-state-solution and peace process will be doomed to fail and only Israel will bear the consequences for its acts.
Women and girls disproportionately bear the consequences of displacement," relates Cristina Finch, Amnesty International USA's women's policy director.
Israel will bear the consequences and implications of this uncalculated venture," added the statement, saying that the holy al-Aqsa Mosque is "much more than a card to be used up in the elections of an entity that has been evading the requirements of the just and comprehensive peace.
As a Liberal Democrat, I'm proud that while we're clearing up the economic mess that Labour left behind, the Coalition Government is ensuring our children do not bear the consequences of Labour's mistakes.