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1. Mountaineering any of various devices such as piton or nut when used as a direct help in the ascent
2. (in medieval Europe; in England after 1066) a feudal payment made to the king or any lord by his vassals, usually on certain occasions such as the marriage of a daughter or the knighting of an eldest son

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Al Tayer reiterated that via the economic aid package, the UAE will seek to stimulate the economic and financial landscape in Jordan and contribute to supporting the country's development plans.
Over the past two decades, US economic aid to Egypt has been reduced by over 90%, from $833m in fiscal year (FY) 1998 to a request of $75m for FY 2019, according to a recent report by the Congressional Research Service.
Amman, Ramadan 28, 1439, Jun 13, 2018, SPA -- Members of Jordan's House of Representatives praised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's great role under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for holding a quartet summit meeting in Makkah, which resulted in providing a package of economic aid to Jordan to face the current serious economic crisis.
The incumbent Workers' Party's official newspaper Rodong Sinmun said that Fox News TV, CBS and CNN were as impudent as to make rubbish that if North Korea meets the requirements of the U.S., it can get 'large-scale non-governmental economic aid,'" Yonhap quoted.
Russia may not be able to replace the US in Pakistan and substitute it completely in the domain of defence collaboration, economic aid and trade.
The minister also entertained questions about the bilateral relationship between Pakistan and United States (US), saying that Washington had indicated that it would not withhold economic aid to Pakistan.
The minister also entertained questions about the bilateral relationship between Pakistan and United States, saying that Washington had indicated that it would not withhold economic aid to Pakistan.
In August, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had decided to withhold $65.7 million in military assistance and $30 million in economic aid to Egypt that has been on hold since fiscal 2014, following a decision to cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to Egypt.
"Any downward revision of US security and economic aid to Tunisia may send a negative message to terrorist organisations as to the capabilities and readiness of the Tunisian security and military forces," Chahed said.
Nation building, defined as the provision of economic aid conditional on military aid being given in conflict or post-conflict areas, has been an important element of foreign policy for at least a century.
While a new US Congress spending bill unveiled in January restores more than $1.5 billion in military and economic aid to Egypt, a decision by Kerry is needed for the funds to flow again.

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