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bloc

a group of people or countries combined by a common interest or aim
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Bloc members are the backbone of the Welsh music industry.
There has been no attempt to look at trade bloc formation in models of strategic trade policy apart from the brief analysis in Sinclair and Vines (1994).
No one on either side of the Atlantic or Pacific is willing to do what would have to be done, which is change most standard operating procedures to bring them into harmony with the other two great polar blocs. Given the reality of three roughly equal regions, no country should expect to play its traditional economic game more than one-third of the time and all should be prepared to give up two-thirds of their economic ways of life.
The bank is the mega flagship project of the 14-county bloc. Currently, he said the bloc stands to realise Sh2.4 billion towards the establishment of the bank.
The parliamentary bloc of Nidaa Tounes officially asked on Tuesday, November 13 the HPR bureau to dismiss the five deputies of the bloc, namely Taher Fdhil, Bechir Ben Amor, Ikram Moulahi, Belkacem Dekheli and Jihane Aouichi.
class="MsoNormalCOMMON VICES It is for this reason that I direct the Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Arid and Semi-Arid Lands to spearhead and fast-track policy development to guide the formation, operation and funding of the county regional blocs," he said.
Berri chaired a meeting of his 17-member Development and Liberation bloc at his Ain al-Tineh residence after which the bloc nominated him for a new term as speaker.
Participants of the meeting agreed for presidents of political parties to sign agreed Agreement on Activities of the Pro-European Bloc by the end of March, SDP BiH stated.
Bello was reacting to reports that leaders of the ruling coalition, including a bloc led by Ako Bicol Rep.
The news was reported at a press conference Sunday by Radan Kanev, leader of one of the parties in the Bloc, Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB).
Prosecutor Hazem Salah ordered the arrest of five individuals suspected of being the founders and leaders of the Egyptian Black Bloc on Thursday morning.
The move comes as a double blow for the regional bloc following the death of its vice-chairperson Joyce Laboso who was buried last week.