They saw the hand of more senior officials at work.
The other men were senior officials of the three companies.
It was the first time senior officials of the two countries had met since 1973.
We gave senior officials an opportunity to make their case.
The senior Justice officials who took over lost the case.
"But now there are a lot of senior police officials who just don't want to be chief."
But he added that the small schools needed more support from senior officials.
No senior officials from outside the city even paid a visit for six days after the first reported death.
A senior American official said the three men were thought to be playing only a very small role now.
But the senior American official said no meeting was set.