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unilateral

1. Law (of contracts, obligations, etc.) made by, affecting, or binding one party only and not involving the other party in reciprocal obligations
2. Botany having or designating parts situated or turned to one side of an axis
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"They should come to their senses that bullying and unilateralism cannot get anywhere in the world today.Mousavi urged other countries not to accept sanctions the United States has imposed on Iran "because they're not legitimate and have no legal basis".
Mexico is against concentration of power in one pole resulting in unilateralism, he said.
Dr Rouhani has also expressed hope that heads of Islamic states and Muslim scholars can counter unilateralism and domination seeking, as well as terrorism in the world, paving the way for further development of peace and stability in the region and the world, as well as strengthening justice and brotherhood among Muslims.
"We need to firmly push back unilateralism, protectionism with concrete action and firmly uphold the purpose and principles of the UN Charter and the basic norms governing international relations," he said.
"In general, D-8 member states need to join the large block of nations, who stand up against unilateralism and, in particular, refuse to give effect to any irresponsible and illegal acts, including criminal sanctions against my country," he added.
'For any existing problems they need to be worked out through consultation,' Li said, adding that 'unilateralism' does not offer solutions.
"We should be resolute in rejecting unilateralism," Xi said at the opening ceremony.
During the meeting, he contended that while the global economy is on the right track, uncertainties and unstable elements like anti-globalization, unilateralism and protectionism still exist.
'All the results from the negotiations will not go into effect,' Geng repeated, and added China's commerce ministry had made a formal response to the US's unilateralism in early April when the Trump administration first unveiled the tariffs.
It is time for the world community to stand up against US unilateralism.
TOKYO, April 12 (KUNA) -- China on Thursday vowed to fight "till the very end" if the US insists on unilateralism and trade protectionism, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
There is nothing new about American unilateralism, and it is ever more evident as the Trump presidency advances.

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