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The Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said in a statement that setting conditions prior to the meeting is regrettable.
The Arab League is closely following up with deep concern on the regrettable developments and is holding the needed contacts to contribute to containing the crisis," Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmed bin Hali said.
From the outset, we ve accepted responsibility for the two deeply regrettable operational spills in Bodo.
ENERGY Secretary Ed Davey said that it was regrettable that the Grangemouth petrochemical plant is to close down, as he insisted there were robust contingency plans in place to meet Scotland's energy needs.
The source affirmed that Qatar "strongly condemns such regrettable incidents which lead to the taking of innocent lives, destabilisation of security and stability and terrorising of people".
7 ( ANI ): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday termed Asaram Bapu's remark that the 23-year-old brave heart ought to have begged the accused to spare her, as extremely regrettable, and demanded that the self proclaimed godman should reflect, introspect and withdraw his statement.
Jonathan Parry, Chief Executive, said: " The increased charges are regrettable but inevitable.
She described the statement issued by ISPR regrettable saying she is performing her functions honestly and earnestly.
Brazil's decision "is regrettable and will only serve to undermine peace and security in the Middle East" charged Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The SPL chief executive said: "It's clearly regrettable that a weekend of so much excitement on the pitch has been dominated by reporting today of events off the pitch.
The spokeswoman added: "A full investigation took place at college and university level into this very regrettable situation and there are now tighter controls in place.
AaAaAa Morocco follows, closely and with concern, the development of relations between Libya and Switzerland following Swiss authorities' regrettable decision to forbid Libyan nationals, including high-ranking officials, from entering its territory, the statement added.
While it is deeply regrettable that customer information has been misappropriated in this way, we have proactively supported the ICO to help stamp out what is a problem for the whole industry.
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Tuesday described as regrettable North Korea's reported test-firing of short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan.
Errors in the handling of criminal cases are always regrettable but the fact is that North Wales has one of the most effective criminal justice systems in the UK.