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Reviewers has found only a few mistakes in the manuscript and can be easily corrected.
The authors have requested to withdraw their submission from the journal and the Editor-in-Chief has agreed to grant their request.
The manuscript is accepted for publication in the journal.
The manuscript is rejected and will not be published in the journal.
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The manuscript had been accepted for publication and it is currently under publication process.
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