(1) The meeting was the first since the creation of the pact to be attended by the head of the government.(2) It was more than just a pact of convenience over elections or some specific campaign.(3) The pact provided for a disarmament process to be supervised by regional peace monitors.(4) the country negotiated a trade pact with the US(5) All constitutional parties opposed to the pact were unionist, and they had no such difficulty in uniting.(6) The main obstacle for all of the nationalist parties remains the preamble to the current pact .(7) They should not have interrupted the Assembly's business as it dealt with the trade pact .(8) If free trade were the only purpose of these trade pacts , the agreements could be written on a few sheets of paper.(9) Besides, global trade pacts enjoin member states to bring down tariff walls.(10) Oblivious, the party bosses clung on, negotiating pacts and deals, blocking any new ideas or initiatives.(11) But it also includes a push for tougher enforcement of trade pacts , including an assault on dumping and export subsidies.(12) But formal pacts are much rarer in by-election campaigns.(13) The main focus of these proposals is eradication pacts with community or individual growers.(14) The idea of union pacts and solidarity arrangements between unions is an idea as old as the union movement itself.(15) Parties form little pacts to suit themselves - pacts of convenience.(16) For the time being at least, all three leaders ruled out any kind of formal political pacts and said there would have to be greater discussion between the parties.