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2008-10-08 12:00:33

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 8 October: Leading gas exporting countries are not yet going to set up a gas trading structure similar to OPEC, Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Denisov has said. Work is under way at the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), he said. "At the moment, we are studying various ways to develop the forum further. However, none of them provides for the creation of an OPEC- like international cartel,"...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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