counter-productive

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counter-productive

[ˌkaʊntəprəˈdʌktɪv] ADJcontraproducente
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With Putin still strongly backing Assad's regime, Lavrov said: "We believe it is counter-productive to announce publicly that some US-trained armed groups.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, two days back from visiting Ebola areas of Africa, said today the disease remains an emergency but affected nations should "avoid travel restrictions, border closures and other counter-productive obstacles.
reason the Prime Minister thinks it is a mistaken decision is because it is counter-productive.
Do they think the introduction of the late-night levy is counter-productive and it would be better if pubs stayed open late?
Washington's call for caution, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said imposing of sanctions would prove to be counter-productive to the US.
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid told media persons here that India has "done a great deal" to build public opinion in favour of a dialogue with Pakistan, and such actions by Pakistan are not encouraging but counter-productive.
Counter-productive "It was also pointed out that the government of Pakistan has consistently maintained that drone strikes are counter-productive, entail loss of innocent civilian lives and have human rights and humanitarian implications," the statement said.
Our position is that this is something which is counter-productive.
Islamabad, July 22 ( ANI ): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia or any other part of the world are insane, immoral, illegal and counter-productive.
An Argentine minister's call on firms to stop importing UK goods in protest at Britain's position on the Falkland Islands is counter-productive and Britain has raised the issue with Buenos Aires, a British official said on Wednesday.
However, as he prepares to face Wolves in the Premier League today, former Sunderland loan signng Welbeck feels it would be counter-productive to spend too much time wondering what went wrong.
But it says: "We are concerned that the policy which is emerging is actually counter-productive, being narrowly focused on dealing with extreme symptoms of poor behaviour, rather than addressing the underlying causes in a preventative way.