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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Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Minister M'hamed Ezzine Chelaifa and Director of Middle East and North African Department in KFW, Wolfgang Reuss signed the loan contracts at a ceremony held in the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Tunis.
The Moroccan-Spanish exercise on sea transportation security of radioactive material, from the Algeciras port (Spain) to the Tangiers-Med one (Morocco), dubbed "Gate to Africa", is a pioneer initiative that reflects the excellent bilateral ties, said, on Monday in Madrid, Spanish secretary of state for foreign affairs Ignacio Ibanez.
She was also head of Cabinet to the Danish permanent secretary of state for foreign affairs, special adviser to the Danish prime minister and first secretary at the Danish Embassy in Washington.
She was also Head of Cabinet to the Danish Permanent Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Special Advisor to Danish Prime Minister and First Secretary at the Embassy of Denmark in Washington.
Along with the member state's representatives, senior officials attended the debate such as the Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, French Minister of Cities, Youth and Sports Patrick Kanner, Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainuddin, Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ignacio Ybafiez, Secretary of State for External Relation Manuel Domingos Augusto of Angola, and others.
The group was founded in 2010 as per initiative of Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs and the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs during that time in a bid to enhance the strong historic relations between the Sultanate and Britain.
At his meeting with Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Faycal Gouia who paid a working visit to Prague on October 2-3, Tlapa also stated his country's willingness to make its experience in democratic transition available to Tunisia.
Secretary of state for foreign affairs William Hague and chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne will arrive in Mumbai on Monday on a two-day visit and hold meetings in Delhi on Tuesday.
BAGHDAD / Nina /--Vice President Khodair al-Khozai discussed with the Canadian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Lin Willich ,bilateral relations and ways of developing them.
For his part, UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs renewed the British commitment to the security and stability of State of Kuwait, and supporting its issues in various international forums.
On the sidelines of the conference "New approaches to the Security Council Reform", Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor LukšiA met yesterday with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy Giulio Terzi and Spain's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Gonzalo de Benito.
In an extensive interview with The Jerusalem Post, de Benito, whose title is secretary of state for foreign affairs, says of a proposed blacklisting of Hezbollah, "We want to take the decision with our European countries and are waiting for the report from Bulgaria.
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