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an agreement or compact between two or more parties, nations, etc., for mutual advantage
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a term denoting various types of international agreements, usually dealing with such important political questions as mutual or collective security, mutual assistance, and nonaggression.

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According to Muslimyar, the Senate will urge the US and NATO to further strengthen the security and defense forces, specifically the Afghan Air Force, if the security officials provided positive feedback regarding the benefits of the pacts.
Kim should speed up the process of having discussions among government agencies and consulting with member states over how to join the pact.
Interestingly, while DoT is working on a proposal to allow 3G spectrum sharing under the new licensing regime, it is against 3G intra- circle roaming pact signed by operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular which are operating under old permits.
He has to either sign the pact and take the blame of many Afghans for labeling him as a foreign stooge and "sold out" or do not sign and invoke the ire of his allies.
Burhaneddin suggested the inclusion of the Lebanon in the coming negotiations to reach a military pact with Syria.
During the committee meeting that lasted more than three hours, Togo, who was in the post of treaties bureau chief from 1998 to 1999, said he sorted out 58 documents related to the secret pacts and turned them over to his successor, Shotaro Yachi.
A total of 25 plaintiffs, including Nishiyama, again brought the issue to court in March, demanding that the government disclose those documents concerning the alleged bilateral pacts based on the people's right to know.
Warners may or may not keep New Line's additional 10 pacts; New Line's former cotoppers Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne have their pact at Warners.
The next meeting of Cofton Hackett PACT takes place at Cofton Hackett Village Hall the following Thursday, 22nd November, at 8pm.
And opposition to the pact in Congress and among the American people continues to swell.
Dr Rajagopal said little information existed about links between the internet and suicide pacts.