Foreign and Commonwealth Office


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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The department of the British government responsible for advising on and executing foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). It also has an administration role in British overseas territories. It was created in its current form in 1968 but traces its origins to 1782. The chancellor of the exchequer is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Amicus is now to receive pounds 200,000 over the next three years from a special human rights project fund operated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The report will be presented to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
In May, this year the Foreign and Commonwealth Office wrote to all diplomatic missions and international organisations in the United Kingdom,' said Mr Straw.
The talks were led on the British side by Rosalind Marsden, director of the Asia-Pacific, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and on the North Korean side by Kim Chun Kuk, director general of the Foreign Ministry's European Affairs Department.
For his part, the Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Jeremy Browne expressed his thank to the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the services and facilities provided for the pilgrims, stressing that the British side will work with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in all fields that would facilitate the performance of Hajj rituals by British Muslims.
The men were arrested following a fight involving 50 UK nationals at a medical centre in Malia on July 22, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said.
In May, Global Crossing was awarded a contract by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of Great Britain (FCO) to provide a virtual private network linking 240 British embassies, consulates, high commissions and diplomatic missions worldwide.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office requires a supplier for the provision of overt body armour.
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ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2009 (Frontier Star): Director General for Political Affairs UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Mark Loyal Grant will meet Head of the Muslim league(N) Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday (today).
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