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cum grano salis

Latinization of "with a grain of salt," almost always preceded by "take" (as with the English equivalent), meaning to regard with a degree of skepticism or without being taken literally. All of the jubilation over the new president should, as ever, be taken cum grano salis, as no single person will be able to fix the entire country's problems. Jeff's stories tend to be rather exaggerated, so you should usually take them cum grano salis.
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That presumably leaves the Ruslan SALIS contract in limbo.
The SALIS contract provides two Antonov An-124-100 aircraft on full-time charter, two more on six days' notice and another two on nine days' notice.
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Sixteen member countries of NATO (Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden and the United Kingdom) are participating in a multinational contract, concluded in January 2006, establishing the SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) programme.
France is expected to offer a number of flying hours acquired in the context of the SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) contract, which provides 14 member states plus Canada and Norway access to large capacity Antonov aircraft managed by a Russian-Ukrainian consortium.