Counter statement

a statement made in opposition to, or denial of, another statement.
- Mahan.

See also: Counter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Bruce was appointed on a three-year contract yesterday, just hours before Sheffield Wednesday then issued a counter statement confirming they were taking legal advice about the appointment with "legal issues outstanding".
Bruce was appointed on a threeyear contract on Wednesday morning, just hours before Sheffield Wednesday then issued a counter statement confirming they were taking legal advice about the appointment with "legal issues outstanding".
While congratulatory messages were still flooding Runtown's page, Ericmany released a counter statement warning Runtown not to celebrate his victory yet as the case was still ongoing in court.
In counter statement Finance Minister Arun Jaitley criticised the central bank for failing to check indiscriminate lending during 2008 and 2014 that has led to the present bad loan or Non-Performing Asset (NPA) crisis in the banking industry.
Though one of PM's lieutenants minister Ravi Shankar Prasad issued a counter statement, it meant little; the damage was too huge to be controlled at this late stage.
However,(http://www.ibtimes.com/fifth-harmony-members-call-camila-cabello-out-instagram-group-claims-conversations-2463014) the remaining members replied to Cabello in a counter statement, revealing that there were never any sit downs with their former bandmate.
Thereafter, the applicant has to submit a written counter statement to the opposition within 60 days from the date of notification.
The champions released a counter statement in which they insisted they will not become involved in a "tit-for-tat spat" and although Lawwell re-emphasised this he also expanded on the club's stance.
Sakally said Baransu also filed an individual petition at the Constitutional Court 10 months ago and that the Justice Ministry had provided a defense statement concerning allegations made in Baransu's petition, following which he, as Baransu's lawyer, submitted a counter statement.
But the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ali al-Sadiq issued a counter statement today saying that UNAMID's account is devoid of facts and realities and "raises strong and legitimate questions about the intentions of the mission especially since it coincided with the arrangements relating to the preparation and implementation UNAMID exit strategy from Sudan".
If Facebook Ireland would refuse to submit a counter statement the court would be able to make a judgment in absence based on the lawsuit," the group said in a statement on their website.
The WRU later responded with a counter statement of their own.