Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The head of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He/she advises the government on foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). He/she is also responsible for British overseas territories. The foreign secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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KARACHI, January 10, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): Visiting British Foreign Secretary David Miliband on Sunday said that restoration of peace is must for stable Pakistan in the region and political solution should be evolved to settle chaos of Karachi.
LAKHKARGAH, May 23, 2010 (Frontier Star): British Foreign Secretary along with senior ministers reached Helmand on Sunday (May 23), meet with British troops Helmand governor and other officials.
ISLAMABAD, January 07, 2010 (Balochistan Times): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband is due here on Saturday on a three day visit to the country.
KARACHI, January 11, 2010 (Frontier Star ): Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik Monday met British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and discussed issue with regard to bilateral relations between both countries as well as obstacles in issuance of British visa to Pakistani students.
ISLAMABAD, January 04, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): After news of fleeing of Al-Qaeda leaders from Afghanistan and Pakistan to Yemen and Somalia British Foreign Secretary David Miliband is arriving in Islamabad on January 9 (Saturday) on a 3-day official visit to the county.
ISLAMABAD, January 07, 2010 (Frontier Star): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband is due here on Saturday on a three day visit to the country.
He was talking to British Foreign Secretary David Miliband who called on him here at his hotel.
Bamako: British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Mali on Monday for a visit to meet French-backed African troops fighting Islamist militants for control of the west African country, his ministry said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran condemned the British Foreign Secretary William Hague's comments in support of intensified sanctions against Tehran, describing his remarks as violation of the rules and regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Hanoi, April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met here on Wednesday with the visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague, during which the two leaders expressed delight at the current finely developing relations of strategic partnership between the two countries, local media reported.
London, March 20(Petra )-- British Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed deep concern over the continuation of Israeli settlement and occupation of Palestinian territories.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague, whose country holds the council presidency this month, invited foreign ministers from the 15 council nations to attend the meeting where the foreign ministers of Tunisia, Libya and possibly Egypt are expected to speak.
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