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an issue whose settlement is more important than anything else

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This is not possible unless the paramount issue of the exercise of the papal office is addressed.
Raymond James is a diversified holding company providing financial services to many users working from remote locations and branch offices around the world, making security a paramount issue.
He cited joint and similar challenges and crisis faced by both countries, stressing that maintaining national stability was also a paramount issue being faced by both countries, who also needed a decisive struggle to resolve their issues, challenges.
Fernley stressed that the Force India team fully supported the Bahrain Grand Prix but safety was the paramount issue.
The With the heads of the army and the police, the attorney general, and several cabinet ministers and MPs standing beside her as she spoke, Mrs Banda said that the paramount issue to be discussed at the cabinet meeting is on the funeral of the father of the nation.
He started out by damning Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for portraying Iran as an immediate threat and the paramount issue for Israel.
Right now, there are many concerned expatriates for whom security is a paramount issue, just as it is for most Bahrainis.
Instead of unifying their party by making President Grant's failures in Reconstruction their paramount issue, northeastern Democrats failed to understand southern Democrats' mania to dump the surviving Republican Reconstruction governments in Louisiana, South Carolina, and Florida.
Although I accept the identity of the airport is important, the paramount issue here is whether the airport can survive with only servicing four airports year-round.
Implementation of healthcare reform is critically important and the paramount issue for our member firms.
Load shedding is the paramount issue affecting most Pakistanis and in spite of their demoralised state, the load shedding induced resentment and frustration that is brewing in the masses could boil over on to the streets on a much larger scale than it has so far.
Subsequently, the wellbeing of consumer and producer interests remains a paramount issue.
Likud more than doubled its seats in the election 10 days ago in which the security of the Jewish state was the paramount issue, after a 2006 conflict with Hezbollah Islamists in Lebanon and a war with Islamist Palestinian Hamas in Gaza last month.
There was, however, one paramount issue that was noticeably absent: the Iraq War.
He did not deceive the House of Commons on the paramount issue of peace and war.