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staging post

n
(Aeronautics) a place where a journey is usually broken, esp a stopover on a flight
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staging post

[ˈsteɪdʒɪŋˌpəʊst] ntappa obbligata
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian official played down the importance of some recent reports on talks between the US and Britain on the potential use by American forces of British bases which can act as staging posts for missions to the Middle East, calling the news as psychological war against Iran and other regional states.
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