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2008-09-14 09:00:25

Text of unattributed report headlined "Commerce minister requests closed Majlis session to discuss inflation" published by Iranian newspaper Siyasat-e Ruz on 8 September The minister of commerce requested the Majlis presidium to hold a closed session where he can explain and describe the factors causing price hike and inflation.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.