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These figures are sure to add fuel to the flames: according to the latest calculations by the Ifo Institute, Germany's current account surplus reached a new record in 2013, with 200 billion [euro], equivalent to 7.3 percent of GDP.
They are waging a religious war, Sunni against Shia, that could inflame the entire region with Blair ready to add fuel to the flames by calling for air strikes on Iraq and Syria.
"The record surplus is likely to add fuel to the flames, but I don't see a problem in them," said Stefan Schilbe of HSBC Trinkaus, highlighting the differences of views on both sides of the Atlantic.
"It would appear someone has deliberately entered the rear of the property and set light to the bin before dragging the motorbike across to literally add fuel to the flames.
"The fact that he has chosen to add fuel to the flames of the comments he made earlier this week on the BBC One Show again beggars belief.
And we urge no-one to add fuel to the flames by rumour-mongering.
Both sides shrugged off the incident but the aggro between the teams is there and Johnson's description of Kevin Pietersen as a 'smart a***' will add fuel to the flames.
"This is their last chance, sabotage and the final struggle," Beknazarov suggested.The Vice Prime Minister said some law enforcement officials and judges add fuel to the flames. He referred to court ruling in government building's takeover case in Jalal-Abad, when the judge dropped charges against ex-governor Koshbai Masirov.Azimbek Beknazarov said the Parliament should primarily implement court and law enforcement reforms.