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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

EU’s fault for not ordering enough. The EU ordered more than enough Arion640; it's A-Z which doesn't want to deliver them, claiming sudden production issues at one plant... In a nutshell: The EU ordered 100m initial doses from A-Z, coming from 4 plants (2 of which in the UK), none of which had any ...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Admit to not reading every line in the contract, but does the contract state the date the EU would approve the vaccine, was AZ trying to force the EU hand in approval as a lot of other companies did for various products during the height of the lockdown? So far no one seems to think it is bad optic...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

France and Germany have threatened legal action against the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca in the row over a shortage of coronavirus vaccine in the EU. Talks between the European commission and the vaccine supplier are continuing over the lack of supply, with Brussels raising conce...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I think that the main discussion here AZ EU is the "no competing obligations" statement. If there is, and it seems to be reading the info from UK government, and AZ is delivering to UK first and EU if possible then AZ is in contract breach with EU. EU demands that production on EU soil and...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

So are you saying the terms will depend on what we offer and how much we need a deal or will it be the same terms for all members. I have been living in South america and saw the effect of Trump coming in power and leaving this trade organisation. As I remember the main reason for USA to leave was ...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021
Replies: 891
Views: 203003

Re: Boeing delays first 777-9 delivery to 2023, takes $6.5bn charge

Emphasis mine: 'The schedule change and charge also reflect adjustments to production rates and the programme accounting quantity , increased change incorporation costs and associated customer and supply change impacts.' That means they're planning to amortize engineering and tooling charges over a...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

bennett123 wrote:
Assuming that we are accepted there will be terms.

So far we have no idea what those terms will be. We also have no idea of the pros and cons.


The terms will be depending of what you can offer for "home" market and how desperate you are to export.

Same rules for everyone.

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Arlon640 You feel that Boris and co are competent?. Perhaps they should be transparent to show that they have nothing to hide. Perhaps that is why they are refusing to release this information. Where did I say Boris and co were competent? Doesn’t change the EU mess up. I am actually very surprised ...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Despite all the noise and the manufactured outrage by the english speaking medias, the commission has published its regulation here . You will notice that tidbit: The vaccine manufacturers that have concluded APAs shall provide electronically to the the Commission (at the following address: SANTE-P...

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by 94717
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

By the way, it was reported a while ago that EU CPTPP actualy also starts to get closer relations ships. It seems like in the future it will be NAFTA, EU and CPTPP as the three major trading blocks and they seems to get closer relations over time. These 3 blocks seems increasingly controlling world ...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

A more balanced view from a former head of the UK’s Brexit department. “ The UK is now a third country. That’s the new reality. The EU will only act in a way that suits the UK if it also suits the EU. Whether pressure points emerge over financial services regulation, over the bureaucracy of border ...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

President Macron has warned that Boris Johnson’s government has to decide who its allies are, insisting that “half-friends is not a concept”. "The UK cannot be the best ally of the US, the best ally of the EU and a new Singapore at the same time" I don't see why any of those things have t...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Sweden will now have the first AZ vaccine 7 of feb. The problems is "supposed to be solved" ------------------------------------- today at 13:52 by Olivia J Berntsson https://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/a/3Jgxj9/senaste-nytt-om-coronaviruset?pinnedEntry=501196 As early as February 7, the fi...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I think that this means that there will be a harder border in the Irish sea then UK government original expected?

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

'It seems this has opened a can of worms. Oh, I'm sure the press on the British isles is very eager to hand out ample can openers to all those who like to be fed more emotional nonsense and further analysis till the absurd even. What else would they do over the weekend? Surely not write about the m...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

In a day or 2 when emotions will have competely settled down again, reality will return and the dire consequences of Brexit will take the opper hand again in the British press. Global newsfeeds which do not care about stirred up emotions never let off: this is from today, by Bloomberg: With freight...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I dont think you realise how sensitive the situation in Ireland is. Ursula should resign as she had the final say. Any other head of government would of had too. Brexit caused this mess, especially doing a Brexit in the middle of an international crisis. If you feel like that, shouldn't Boris Johns...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

The EU have severely cocked this one up. And I'm usually a supporter of the EU. Agreed. A bad miscalculation by the EU. Interesting that suddenly Brexiteers are concerned about GFA? Not the brexiteers, but predominantly, the Irish. Even other EU ministers were apparently aghast at the potential con...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I dont think you realise how sensitive the situation in Ireland is. Ursula should resign as she had the final say. Any other head of government would of had too. Brexit caused this mess, especially doing a Brexit in the middle of an international crisis. If you feel like that, shouldn't Boris Johns...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

There is a contradiction in your points. Or does "best efforts" means UK first, EU last ? No contradiction. UK signed a contract with fixed numbers and delivery schedule. EU apparently signed a contract stipulating “best efforts” on delivery. If true, sounds a bit sloppy on the EU side. I...

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by 94717
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

We now have a situation that shows how complicated the divorce of UK EU is. UK threaten to walk out of WA days before Christmas, and now the EU admin error putting the ban of exports of vaccines to whole UK including NI. Even if fast corrected it shows how weak GFA is, and how complicated NI will be...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Just a few thoughts; 40% of the trucks go back empty. Financial services FTA do not exist. The Covid vaccine situation running national feelings high. GFA is in danger by a simple mistake by a administrative error in a process going to fast. Even if now seems to be corrected. World war one started f...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

No it was ALL people that were concerned see posts above on the Twitter feed . You may need to educate yourself on NI politics to understand. This went well above A v B ! It united both sides in Unionism and Nationalism . anti Brext and pro Brexit alike. I actually agree that GFA is very important ...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

But someone at the EU forgot, by honest error I am sure, to black out everything Yup, masterclass move. Three bands - "Hey whole world, have a look by yourself" - "Hey AZ, I hold you under control" I know how to play dirty - Boris, stay away please. Unless you don't mind showing...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Seems common sense has prevailed and they have indeed rowed back after realising the serious error made. Quite unprofessional and an investigation must follow. You cant play games with the important article 16 and the GFA. I dont care if its Boris or the EU they both have a role to respect this . I...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

UK exports to EU seems to crash; ---------------------------------- export slump, as two-thirds of lorries leaving UK empty It comes as the scale of Britain’s export slump was revealed. Some 65 per cent of lorries travelling from the UK to the EU are empty, according to figures from French border au...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Seems common sense has prevailed and they have indeed rowed back after realising the serious error made. Quite unprofessional and an investigation must follow. You cant play games with the important article 16 and the GFA. I dont care if its Boris or the EU they both have a role to respect this . I...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The stolen adopted children from Chile
Replies: 24
Views: 50722

Re: The stolen adopted children from Chile

@kaitak: The helmets look like Wehrmacht surplus. Really a strange and concerning video. While a few German war criminals settled in Chile, it seems it wasn't a major influx. However Chile was racist from before: "The desire by established immigrants to encourage other white Europeans to popul...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

It seems like there is a list of countries that EU will export to but UK is not on that list; So in my view this suddenly becomes very Brexit related while this seems to be a major breakdown in diplomatic relations. -------------- The European Commission announced new controls on drug makers that w...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

It seems like there is a list of countries that EU will export to but UK is not on that list; So in my view this suddenly becomes very Brexit related while this seems to be a major breakdown in diplomatic relations. -------------- The European Commission announced new controls on drug makers that wa...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

From the contract pdf WHEREAS, to combat the current COVID-19 global pandemic (the "COVID Pandemic"), AstraZeneca has partnered with Oxford University to rapidly clinically evaluate and scale-up global manufacturing of the Vaccine. WHEREAS, AstraZeneca has accelerated its manufacturing sc...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

For me working in information security the whole situation is very interesting to follow. We have from a Swedish perspective been very conservative to use cloud services outside Sweden in case of major distaster we are worried about not getting service. In this development actually Belgium under the...

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by 94717
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

EU vaccine plan failure confirmed by Germany: https://order-order.com/2021/01/29/german-media-brexit-boris-laid-the-foundation-for-vaccination-success/ We’ll ignore the fact trump gets credit, but for the UK it’s no doubt brexit has had a major positive effect on us being able to vaccinate. Israel ...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

EU could block millions of Covid vaccine doses from entering UK European commission says new mechanism will give national regulators power to refuse exports The European commission said a new authorisation mechanism would be established to give national regulators the power to refuse vaccine exports...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

As I understand the export restriction to third countries comes as an answer to a UK export restriction.

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

It seems like UK will be forced to send back vaccines to EU; ----------------------- Boris to cave to EU: No10 hints Britain could ship Covid jabs to Brussels bloc next month BRITAIN could start shipping Covid jabs to the EU as early next month, the Prime Minister's official spokesman has hinted. ht...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 221276

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Germany stop AZ vaccine for 65+ Vaccine BAN: Germany to stop giving AstraZeneca jab to over-65s in bombshell move GERMANY has effectively banned adults aged over 65 from receiving the AstraZeneca covid vaccine, as the government instructs medics not to administer the jab to this age group. https://w...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
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Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Germany stop AZ vaccine for 65+ Vaccine BAN: Germany to stop giving AstraZeneca jab to over-65s in bombshell move GERMANY has effectively banned adults aged over 65 from receiving the AstraZeneca covid vaccine, as the government instructs medics not to administer the jab to this age group. https://w...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

First reports looking at the UK trade position do not look good (and this is mostly attributed to Brexit) https://www.yahoo.com/news/first-flashes-brexit-trade-trouble-070806117.html Most telling is the sharp drop in competitiveness in the EU market since 2016, but also the sharp decline in the lat...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Belgian regulators have launched an investigation into AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine production site near Brussels on the request of the European commission, in an escalation of the row over shortages within the EU. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/28/belgium-launches-investigation-of...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Belgian regulators have launched an investigation into AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine production site near Brussels on the request of the European commission, in an escalation of the row over shortages within the EU. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/28/belgium-launches-investigation-of-...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

As a company AZ and Pfizer should fill the orders it has agreed before moving on to whoever’s next on the list. The thing is Arion640, the UK initially got a theoretical 100% of the production output from A-Z (and Pfizer) because it started vaccinations a few weeks ahead of the rest of Europe. Duri...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Good luck for A-Z to get any medicine approved fast in the future. Thi will have long term effect. since AZ is making exactly nothing without shipments out of Belgium the EU should just go "Either we get what we think the contract says we should or no one is getting anything". best regard...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

I think the connection with Brexit is how fast UK become a 3rd party considering EU. I am pretty sure that a EU member UK this would have been solved with a few phone calls. Now noone seems to communicate and the relations UK EU is burned. A-Z is now official a UK Swedish company, but living in Stoc...

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by 94717
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 110132

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Anyway, AZ probably has this covered within the contract. "Best effort" is what the contacts say, figures 10 years in court to come to a conclusion, so all that would do is deciding how much money AZ gets in a decade. Best regards Thomas Good luck for A-Z to get any medicine approved fast...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Considering how important Sweden and Finland is to defend Baltics for NATO and EU I can see a future that EU increase its defense role and EU become NATO member instead of each individual EU member. It might, NATO membership for the EU. But that is way in the future, say at least 30years. First, th...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Nato is a big no way on the left side, but EU defense seems more OK. actually the current EU treaty has a mutual defense requirement that is much more stringent than the North Atlantic Treaty. best regards Thomas This is my point. In Sweden NATO is a big No, NO! On the left side, but the obligation...

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by 94717
Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 38740

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Today DE talks about Swexit; (79% of Swedes would vote for EU membership and only 14% against) ------------------------- EU on brink as Swexit calls mount: 'UK did all heavy lifting for non-euro states' EU leaders were warned of a major backlash from Sweden after Stockholm admitted the UK "did...

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by 94717
Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The stolen adopted children from Chile
Replies: 24
Views: 50722

Re: The stolen adopted children from Chile

It was not only poor women. Actually young women from upper middle class, upperclass often very Catholic had similar cases. In those cases it was more a story about that the young girls could not have children begfore marrige. Often in those cases it became internal family story where "grandpa...

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