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For this reason, he said the Auditor General noted that this was a worrisome state of affairs, which could bring doubts to the authenticity of the budget.
The degree of corruption that is taking place in the sector is worrisome and may destroy the country.
According to the European Central Bank (ECB), the US stance on Basel norms is worrisome.
If this is what he means, then this matter is worrisome.
Al-Assad got preoccupied with the external battles following the invasion of Iraq and the July War, and thus the difficulties on the internal level increased, in a changing world that put Syria on the list of worrisome countries.
Among other worrisome events, he said: were rockets fired Monday, probably from Egypt's Sinai, towards the Israeli resort of Eilat; a mysterious explosion aboard a Japanese oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz that could have terrorist dimensions; renewed tension between the Yemeni government forces and Houthi rebels; and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's speech on the Syrian Army Day that genuine peace in the Middle East is becoming elusive, while prospects of a war are increasing.
Even when such contributions are disclosed, as is the case with the funds Schwarzenegger's using to enrich his aides, the practice is still worrisome.
Even more worrisome to me is the danger from jets, which, as we all know, are capable of destroying large buildings.
With a close national election around the corner, the issue was worrisome to the governing Liberal Party and its local candidate, Russell Broadbent.
What seems to be unique and worrisome is this growing sense of America as a vulnerable society.
In tests described in the new report, the system identified with about 70 percent accuracy worrisome colonies of Listeria--a genus of foodborne bacteria in which only some species are harmful.