The Soviet authorities denied for a long time that they had the art collection.
The current authorities in Iran are, perhaps, denying that great history and culture.
Egyptian authorities have denied that he was recently in their country.
The authority quite properly denies them the choice, and exercises it itself.
The French authorities, however, deny the existence of such a database.
Authorities denied that any state worker had ever taken Wilson for medical testing.
The authority denies being negligent before, during or after the operation.
The Russian authorities remained silent for several days and then denied that he was there.
The African authorities deny that the slave trade even exists.
Although political parties still exist on campus, authorities deny their presence.